Hill -- 50th

CHARLESTON -- Mr. and Mrs. Bob and Pat Hill will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. A celebration will be held at a later date.

Hill and Pat Herman both met while serving in the U.S. Navy. They were married Jan. 5, 1968, at the Charleston Methodist Church by the Rev. H.L. Hayes. They were attended by Betty Armstrong and Earl Manning. Shortly after marrying, Mr. Hill was sent to Vietnam.

They are the parents of Jeff (Tina) Hill of Mattoon; Chris (Penny) Hill of Neoga; Debbie (Paul) Brewer of Ashmore; Jeremy (Shannon) Hill and Jim (Amanda) Hill, both of Charleston. They also have ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Mr. Hill and Mrs. Hill are both retired from Eastern Illinois University.

They reside at 115 11th Street, Charleston, IL 61920.