Jerry and Janet Nixon of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, June 30.
They were united in marriage June 30, 1961 at Cross Roads United Methodist Church, Philippi, W.Va., by the Rev. David Weaver.
Janet Nixon is involved in direct sales and private decorating.
Nixon is retired from Carpenters Local 3 with a 50-year membership. At present, he is employed at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Wheeling.
They are the parents of a daughter and a son. The family includes Lisa Kleevic and her husband, George, and Jerry Scott Nixon and his wife, Karen. They have four grandchildren.
A celebration was held at Generations banquet facility in Wheeling Thursday, June 30, to honor the Nixons on their golden wedding anniversary.