James and Eva Royal of Evening Shade will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at the Evening Shade school lunchroom Saturday, Nov. 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
James Royal and Eva Wilson were married Nov. 25, 1959, in Des Moines, Iowa. They have two daughters, Julie Stroud (Jimmy) of Hector, Ark., and Kathleen Phillips (Scott) of Gardendale, Ala., and a son Kenneth (Kelley) of Dover, Ark. They are the grandparents to grandchildren.
James is a retired carpenter and Eva works for Walmart in Ash Flat.