Leo and Maxie Gilbert will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, June 15.
The couple was married on June 15, 1968 by the Rev. Ken Cole at Macedonia Baptist Church.
They have two children, Joseph (Kim) Gilbert, Jr., and Crystal (Will) Scott. They are also the grandparents of Kayla (Ira) Ginn, Katie (Ryan) Lietzke, and Grace and Emma Scott; and the great-grandparents of Abigail Ginn and a baby boy expected in August.
They will be honored with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 3 at Macedonia Baptist Church. All friends and family are invited to spend the special day with them.