Tom and Sandra Sullivan of Washington, W.Va., recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a picnic gathering of family and friends, hosted by their daughter, Ann Lambert.
Tom is a son of the late Earl and Eileen Sullivan. Sandra is the daughter of Mamie Dawson and the late John Dawson.
The couple was married on June 11, l971, at Bryner Chapel in Calhoun County by the late Rev. Glendon McKee.
Tom was employed by Mt. State Steel and later, Cabot Corp., retiring in 2008. Sandra is a homemaker and had earlier been employed as an English teacher at Calhoun County High School.
They are members of Washington United Methodist Church.
They are parents of two daughters: Lisa Roberts (Michael) and Ann Lambert (Joseph). They have five grandsons: Aidan, Carrick and Truman Roberts and Elliot and Seth Lambert.