The children of Don and Sandy Wells announce the celebration of their 50th anniversary.

They were united in marriage on Oct. 6, 1963, at what is now South Parkersburg United Methodist Church on Rayon Drive, with Pastor Bill Angel officiating.

He is the son of the late John and Faye Wells of Parkersburg. She is the daughter of the late Vernon and Gertrude Wilkison.

They are both members of Grace Gospel Church in Pettyville, W.Va.

They are the parents of two daughters, Andrea (Pat) Mace and Angie (Mark) and a son, Keith (Kelly) Wells. They have six grandchildren, Ashley Stewart, Nathan, Heather and Zachery Wells and Nick and Brooke Mace.

The couple celebrated their anniversary with a trip to Pigeon Forge, Tenn.