Ronnie and Sue Parrish of Benson celebrated 50 years of marriage with a reception at Lockamy Plantation in Angier.
Hosting the event were their children, Mandy Veller and her husband Adam of Angier and Kristy Shelton and her husband Trae of Dunn.
The honorees have five grandchildren — Morgan, Kelsy, Carson and Raegan Veller and Nathan Shelton.
Among the family and friends in attendance were members of the Parrishes original wedding party.
The couple were married June 15, 1969, at Berea Presbyterian Church in Four Oaks.
Guests were served light hors d’oeuvres. A cutting was held with the honorees cutting and serving cake to one another.