The Rev. Wayne and Nancy Brown celebrated their 50th anniversary on Dec. 17.

They were married Dec. 17, 1966, by the Rev. O.C. Bunner in Fairmont, W.Va., at Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church.

They are the parents of Michele (Brian) Smedley and Lora (Tim) Bruker.

They have four grandchildren: Caroline Bruker, Troy Bruker, Olivia Smedley and Bryce Smedley.