James and Verla Boyd, Galveston, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family cruise to the western Caribbean.
James and the former Verla Glover were married June 8, 1963, at Sanford Avenue Baptist Church, Alton, Ill.
James is a retired technical fellow from Delphi, and Verla is a retired nurse from Chrysler.
Their children are J. Dale Boyd, Galveston; Marcena and husband Tim Stahl, Kokomo; and Kathleen and husband Matt Bassett, Buffalo, N.Y. They have three grandchildren.