Mr. and Mrs. Roy D. Mathis of Van Buren will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 2117 Alma Blvd. in Van Buren. They were married Aug. 14, 1964, in Waldron by the late Rev. J.T. Burnett. Mrs. Mathis, the former Tommie Jean Mathis of Waldron, is retired from her antique shop, TJ’s Treasurers, in downtown Van Buren. Mr. Mathis, a native of Hominy, Okla., is retired from St. Edward Mercy Medical Center of Fort Smith. The couple have three children, Brad Mathis of Brandon, Miss., Craig Mathis of Olive Branch, Miss., and Christi Moss of Van Buren; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The couple request no gifts.