Jim and Barb Briggs were married Aug. 8, 1969 in Oakland, Md. They will celebrate with a picnic on Aug. 10.
He is the son of the late James F. and Beulah Gessel Briggs.
She is the daughter of the late John and Edna Schultz Heiss.
They have four children: Jeff, April, Matthew and the late Mark.
They own and operate Sand and Gravel Inc. with their son, Matthew.
Cards may be mailed to: 1905 Blue Knob Road, Marietta, OH 45750.