Mr. and Mrs. James R. Martin Sr. celebrate golden anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. James R. Martin Sr. of 630 Fair Ave., Salem, observed their 50th wedding anniversary on May 14.

The former Patricia Marie Rance and Mr. Martin were married on May 14, 1963, at the First Friends Church in Salem. Harold B. Winn officiated.

Mr. Rance retired in 2007 from Cerrone Plumbing.

Mrs. Rance retired in 2012 from MPI Label Systems.

The Martins have two children, DeAnna Martin and James R. Martin Jr. of Salem, two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Their family is planning a celebration at a later date.