Paul “Johnny” and Anita Scott will celebrate their 50th anniversary July 16 with family and friends.

They were married on July 16, 1963, at Harrisville United Methodist Church. The Rev. John Holbert officated the ceremony.

After residing in Mt. Home, Idaho, while he was in the Air Force, they returned to West Virginia to raise their three children in Parkersburg.

He is the son of the late Paul and Winnifred Scott. He retired from GE Plastics with 31 years of service.

She is the daughter of Wilma and the late Theodore Riddle.

She is a retired beautician.

They have three children, Paul II (Susan) of Little Hocking, Christopher (Jodi) of Lubeck and Heather Scott Campbell of Parkersburg.

They have five grandchildren, Kyle, Abigail, Ethan, Luke and Hallie.

Cards may be sent to 339 Blenn Lake Rd., Parkersburg, WV, 26101.