Billy N. and Billie R. Whitfield of Clovis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 3, 2006, at the First United Methodist Church. The celebration was hosted by their children.

The couple were married on Aug. 31, 1956, in Portales.

They have five children and six granchildren.

He is the owner and operator of Billy Bob’s Machine Shop.
She is a homemaker.