Tom and Tommie Beddow will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at a reception hosted by their children from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 21, at Ada First Baptist Church.
Tom Beddow and Tommie Jean Middleton were married June 12, 1964, at the First Baptist Church in Kennedale, Texas.
Mr. Beddow served in the military during the Vietnam campaign and was also a welding contractor and a marital and family therapist. Currently, he is a chaplaincy strategist for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma.
Mrs. Beddow was a teacher for Stonewall Public Schools and Ada City Schools.
Their children are Kenneth Beddow and wife, Elisabeth, of Pauls Valley and Kelli Beddow of Ada. The couple’s grandchildren are Stephen Miller, Marisa Miller, Julia Beddow, Luke Thomas Beddow and Zachary Beddow.
They are members of Ada First Baptist Church where they teach Sunday school classes. Mrs. Beddow is a member of Pontotoc County Retired Teachers and Daughters of the American Revolution, Chimney Hill Chapter. Mr. Beddow is a Disaster Relief Chaplain for the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma.