Harry and Joann Snyder will celebrate their 50th anniversary Sept. 7.

They were married Sept. 7, 1968, by Rev. John Nesselrode at the home of Janet Cook, Joann’s sister, in Boaz. He is the son of the late Hoyt and Gatha Gandee Snyder of Gandeeville in Roane County. He is a retired roofing contractor, having owned and operated Snyder Roofing Co. for 34 years.

She is the daughter of the late Harold and Eva Brown Silket of Vienna. She is a retired accountant and business owner of Sun Valley Distributors Cleaning and Janitorial Service.

They are both members of the Parkersburg South Gideon Camp, where they both serve as chaplains. They are members of Lubeck United Methodist Church where they are actively involved in the ministries of the church.

They are the parents of two daughters, Susan (Larrel) Murray of Elizabeth, and Sarah (Tim) Bibbee of Mineral Wells.

They will be honored with a reception hosted by their daughters from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 8 at Lubeck United Methodist Church, 1771 Harris Highway, Washington, W.Va. There will be light refreshments served and cards will be appreciated, but gifts are not necessary. Cards may also be sent to: 835 Sun Valley Rd., Washington, WV, 26181.