Bill and Naomi Dent of Highland, formerly of West Helena, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 30.
The couple married Sept. 4, 1953, in Detroit.
The Dents were honored by family and friends with a reception hosted by their children at First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village where they are members.
The Dents are retired from American General Insurance Company.
They have a daughter, Linda Jackson of Collierville, Tenn., and two sons -- Billy Dent of Conway, and Paul Dent of Booneville, Miss.
They also have eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.