Gene and JoEllen Kunkle celebrated their 50th anniversary Aug. 24.

They were married Aug. 24, 1963, in Johnstown, Pa., by Rev. John D. Ellis.

They are the parents of three children, Gene Jr. of Woodstock, Ga., Steven of Vienna, and Kristi of Thornville, Ohio.

They are the grandparents of Emily and Ellen Pfahl of Thornville.