Roy and Elsie Whitaker, Sulphur Springs, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, May 1.
The couple were married on May 1, 1964, in Bristol.
Mr. Whitaker retired from the Washington County Highway Department as a truck driver.
Mrs. Whitaker is the former Elsie Littleton. She is a homemaker.
The couple have six children, Carrie Sykes, David Whitaker, Angela Hess, Tina Holland, Roy Whitaker Jr. and Chris Sykes.
They have six grandchildren, Chris, Pam, Tiffani, Mandie, Issac and Tyler; and seven great-grandchildren, Carter, Brandon, Conner, Nate, Natalie, Emma and Kaeden.