Hanks 50th

Richard and Becky Hanks of Niles are celebrating their 50th anniversary with family and friends at the First United Methodist Church in Niles, today, June 22, 2014.

Hosting the party are the couple’s three children, Todd (Tammy) Hanks, Lisa (Ralph) Blair, and Matt (Malorie) Hanks. They also have five grandchildren.

Richard Hanks and the former Becky Cole were married June 21, 1964.

Mr. Hanks retired from Jo-Ann Fabrics and Mrs. Hanks retired as owner of the Box Connection.

The couple are members of the First United Methodist Church in Niles.