Charles and Ruth Ann Gibbs will be honored by their children with an open house for their 50th anniversary from 2-5 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Grand Central Reception Hall, 5805 Grand Central Ave., Vienna.

No gifts please.

They were married Aug. 14, 1964, in Mansfield, Ohio, by evangelist Donald Cooper.

They have a son, Steve (Deborah) Gibbs and family of Edmond, Okla.; a daughter, Becki (Sonny) Gibbs of Seaford, Va.; and a daughter, the late Laura Gibbs Miller.

They have four granddaughters, six step-grandchildren, three great-great nieces and two great-great nephews.

He is retired from Ohio Valley University and she is a retired registered nurse from Hocking College.