John and Patricia Siers Vannoy are celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary.

They were married on June 8, 1968, at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Stumptown, W.Va.

They have two children, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

John retired from Shell Chemical and Huntsman Chemical in Belpre after 36 years of service.

Patricia is an at home supporter of John and the family.

John was ordained as a Baptist minister in 2010 and currently has two churches, Rush Run Baptist of Stumptown and Enon Baptist of Grantsville, W.Va.

He is also the coordinator of the W.Va. American Baptist Disaster Relief Team.

The family invites people to join them at Lubeck Community Baptist Church at 154 Homewood Road, Parkersburg on Saturday, June 9 from 2-5 p.m.

No gifts, but cards would be appreciated.