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The Kellys

Madeline and Frank Kelly recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

The Kellys were married Sept. 14, 1947, at St. Brigid Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn, N.Y. They moved to Spring Hill from Holbrook, N.Y., in 1994. Before retiring, they owned and operated Frank Kelly Wholesale Meats for more than 15 years.

The couple have four children: Karen Guiliani of Massapequa, N.Y.; Mary-Lee Prestia of Holtsville, N.Y.; David of Downingtown, Pa.; and Steven of Glendale, Ariz. They have 10 grandchildren.

In addition to a trip to London, the Kellys' children and grandchildren have arranged a cruise to the western Caribbean.

The Jacksons

Virginia and Henry Jackson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today.

The Jacksons were married Nov. 2, 1947, in Brooksville by Judge E.S. Mackenzie. It was a double wedding ceremony with Jackson's sister Rose and Charles Delamater at the home of Mrs. Gettys Keith.

Since retiring from the Hernando County Rock Cannery in 1987, Mrs. Jackson has spent her time volunteering at the Heritage Museum. After volunteering for eight years with the Hernando County Fair Association, Jackson has been helping his son, Hank, in his business ventures.

The Jacksons have four children: Hank, Joy Wilson, Rita Pelham and Gerry Sowder, all of Hernando County. They have 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The couple will celebrate today with family and friends at a fish fry.

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