They were married June 1, 1961, at the First Baptist Church, with the late Rev. Raymond Rissler officiating.
Carolyn is the former Miss Underwood. She is retired from St. Vincent Clay Hospital.
Robert is retired from the Clay Community Schools.
The reception will be hosted by their children Cheryl and Dan Riddell, Knightsville; Susan and Jeff Holifield, Brazil; Roberta Smith, Brazil and Karen and Brad Downing, Greencastle, and grandchildren Krystal and Brandon, Kelsey, Kourtney, Shiloh, Skyler, Nathan, Liz, Kayla and Monica, and one great-grandchild Liliana Grace Baker.
All friends and family are invited to attend. Cards are welcome, no gifts please.