Henry "June" Messer and Nancy Hammack Messer celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family in Gatlinburg, Tenn., in October 2012.
They were married Oct. 14, 1962 at First Church of Christ in Elkins, where they are still active.
Mr. Messer is retired from The Inter-Mountain.
Mrs. Messer is the fiscal officer at the Randolph County Senior Center.
They have two daughters, Theresa Murphy and husband, Stephen, and Cathy Mart and husband, John; and seven grandchildren, Carmen Murphy, Aaron Murphy, Nathan Murphy, Caroline Mart, Abigail Mart, Caleb Mart and Joshua Mart.
Their family was able to join them for a five-day celebration in Gatlinburg.