Larry Jent and Loreta Wood were married June 16, 1962, at First Baptist Church in Fort Scott, with the reception at the Hammond United Methodist Church.
The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Kenneth Wood, with special music by Byrne Wood, Loreta Jent's brother.
All will participate in a renewing of vows ceremony for family and close friends on the evening of June 16, following a backyard dinner.
Larry and Loreta are parents of Shane (Sonya) Jent, Bloomington, Ill., and Kecia (Charles) Johnson, Fort Worth, Texas.
Larry is a retired executive from State Farm Insurance of Bloomington. Loreta is a former substitute teacher, homemaker and president of the Bloomington/Normal Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
The family requests no gifts. The Jents reside at 14297 Twin Grove Rd., Bloomington, Ill., 61705.