Lynwood “Woody” and Karen Ireland of Pullman, W.Va., will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception in their honor hosted by their children, Heather Molessa and Bryan Ireland, from 4-7 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Stuart Building LLC, 104 Chancery St., West Union.

They were married at the Methodist Church in West Union on Aug. 26, 1967.

He is the son of the late Guy and Alberta Ireland of Pullman.

She is the daughter of the late Robert and Mildred Maxwell of West Union.

They are the parents of three children, a daughter, Heather (C. Todd) Molessa, a late son, Matthew Todd Ireland, and a son, Bryan (Rhonda) Ireland.

They have six grandchildren.

The couple requests no gifts.