Franklin C. and Carolyn R. Powell will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Feb. 14.
They were married Feb. 14, 1964, in the Steelton Church of Christ in New Martinsville, W.Va., by minister Ray Dotson.
She is the daughter of the late Roy O’Neil and Wanda V.M. O’Neil Shreve.
She retired from the USPS.
He is the son of the late Benjamin A. and Minnie M. Cottrill Powell. He retired from the USAF.
They are the parents of two sons, Benjamin (Andrea) of Woodstock, Ga., and Franklin II of Charleston.
They have a grandson, Adam of Charleston, and a granddaughter, Gwynne of Grand Rapids, Mich.
A reception will be held from 2-5 p.m. Feb. 15, in the Social Room on Main Street in Belmont, W.Va.
The couple resides at 1966 Greens Run Road, St. Marys, WV 26170.