Willie Sr. and Antonia Nerio of Robstown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 17, 2009 at The Republic of Texas in Corpus Christi with their family.

The dinner was given by their children, Willie Nerio Jr. of Atlanta, Ga., Rodolfo Nerio of Dallas, and Sylvana Borjas of Robstown. They have 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.