Jim and Rita O’Dell Snyder, of Maryville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. The couple was married by the Rev. J.H. Reeter and the Rev. Ed Lucas, in Vandalia, Illinois, in 1969.

Their family includes Joel Snyder, of Maryville; Shawn Snyder, of Knoxville; and two grandchildren.

Jim is a retired U.S. Army Chaplain (LTC). Rita is a retired U.S. Army chapel pianist and nurse. They are both members of First Apostolic Church, in Maryville.

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