Merle and Nancy Webley of Elkins will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday.
The couple were married on Aug. 31, 1962, in Redhouse, Md.
Mrs. Webley is the daughter of the late H.G. "Peck" and Ruby Calain Vance. She was employed at Reidboard Brothers and the Elkins-Randolph County Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. and Mrs. Merle Webley
Mr. Webley is the son of the late Blaine and Olive Lee Webley. He is retired from the U.S. Forest Service with 44 years of service.
They have two sons, Bryan Webley and wife, Debbie, of Elkins, and Brennon Webley and wife, Crissy, of Beverly. They also have four grandchildren, Spencer and Colleen Webley of Elkins, Morgan Doerr and husband, Dustin, of Beverly, and Scott Webley of Beverly; and one great-grandson, Kolbi Doerr.
The couple attends the First Church of the Nazarene in Gilman.
An open house celebration will be hosted at Holiday Inn Express Conference Room in Elkins from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Refreshments will be served. Gifts are to be omitted, but cards will be accepted.