Christine and Fred Smith of Clarington celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Tuesday, Aug. 30.
They were united in marriage Aug. 30, 1961 at Evangelical and Reformed Church, Bellaire, with the Rev. Alfred McLeese officiating.
Christine Smith is the daughter of the late W. Robert "Red" and Ella Campbell of Bellaire.
Smith is the son of the late H. Foster and Cora Smith of Clarington.
They are the parents of three children. The family includes Richard and his wife, Kim, of Woodsfield; LuCinda and her husband, James Marling, of Bellaire and Robert and his wife, Amanda, of St. Clairsville. They have seven grandchildren and a step-grandson.
A family dinner was held Sunday, Aug. 28. The couple will travel in the fall.