50th anniversary: Morris

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By Sharon Warner

Paul and Linda Morris of Shelbyville have been married for 50 years. The couple was married on Sept. 4, 1961, at the home of the bride.


After serving with the National Guard, Paul Morris was employed at Ford Motor Company, from which he retired after 20 years of service. Linda Morris, formerly Linda Lafollette, is a homemaker.

They are active members of Salem Baptist Church and have three children, Paul David Morris, Kim Smither and Roy Lee Morris; three grandchildren, Brandon, Jacob and Ayden; and three step- grandchildren, Colin, Ethan and Kerry.

All family and friends who wish to celebrate are invited to join the couple at 2-5 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Stratton Community Center in Shelbyville. The couple requests no gifts.