Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Williams mark golden wedding anniversary

Ronald and Gloria Downing Williams of Salem celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 27 at a reception at Midway Mennonite Church.

They were married at Blue River Methodist Church in Columbia City, Ind.

Mr. Williams retired as a pilot from a major airline.

Mrs. Williams is a homemaker and artist.

Mr. and Mrs. Williams are the parents of Darrin Williams of Lakeland, Fla., Renee Church of New Albany and Dana Maldonado of Rochester, Minn. They also have eight grandchildren, Grace and Ben Williams, Connor, Dillon and Bella Church, and Collin, Katie and Nicolas Maldonado.