Richard Dean and Grace Ellen Small of Belleville will celebrate their 50th anniversary from 2-6 p.m. May 5 at the Hampton Inn in Mineral Wells. The couple was married on May 7, 1963, at Serepta Baptist Church by the Rev. James Anderson.

They are the parents of Mike (Judy) Small, Mark (Vanessa) Small, Marlene (John) Shriver, Arlene (Joe) Loiseau, Marvin (Lisa) Small and Stanley Small.

They are the grandparents of Clayton Small, Josh (Aimee) Shriver, Andy (Samantha) Shriver, Jacob Loiseau, Jackie Loiseau, Ryan Small, Lacey (Drake) Stephens, Taylor Small, Gracey Small, Abby Small, Josh Blair and Nathan Blair.