Rich and Charlotte Deem of Mineral Wells celebrated their 50th anniversary on Sept. 8.

They were married Sept. 8, 1967, at the Camden Ave. Church of Christ by Evangelist Wallace Skipper.

He is the son of Dennis and Joyce Deem of Mineral Wells and the late Eleanor Deem. He retired from E.I. DuPont with 32 years of service and is serving as the minister of the Mt. Zion Church of Christ in Walker, W.Va.

She is the daughter of the late Bob and Nancy Lee of Dallison, W.Va.

They are the parents of three sons, Rich (CJ) Deem of Navarre, Ohio, Bill (Hope) Deem of Henderson, W.Va. and the late Nick Deem.

They have five grandchildren, Ashley (Dan) Hager of Pikesville, Md., Katey (Ben) Blackwell of Navarre and Hannah, Ben and Nathan Deem of Henderson.

They have two great-grandchildren, Rachel and Asher Hager of Pikesville.