Lyle and Helen Ferguson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 1. They were married June 1, 1952 in Willcox.
The couple moved to Payson in 1970 where Lyle built and operated the Payson Funeral Home until his retirement in 1988. Helen taught first grade in the Payson School District until her retirement in 1988.
The couple will celebrate by taking a trip to Branson, Mo., and then attend a family gathering hosted by their three children and six grandchildren.