Jim and Marilyn Cox to celebrate 50 years years ago

Jim and Marilyn Cox of rural Junction City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary next week.

The couple was married Jan. 3, 1958, in Peabody.

The Peabody natives currently reside south of Junction City where Marilyn is pastor to two small United Methodist churches.

The couple has two children, Randy and wife Laurie of Peabody and Rick and wife Chelle of Kansas City, Mo.

They have five grandchildren, Erin and husband Eric Lundstrom of Lenexa, Megan Cox of Wichita, and Drew, Derek and Devin Cox, all of Kansas City, Mo.

To honor their parents, the couple's children will host an open house in Peabody this spring.