Jerry and Jackie McFarland of Wheeling are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.
They were united in marriage July 14, 1962 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Wheeling by the Rev. Michael Johnson.
Jackie McFarland is a retired tax deputy with 25 years of service at the Ohio County Sheriff's Office.
McFarland is a retired sergeant with 25 years of service at the Ohio County Sheriff's Office.
They are the parents of three children, Shari, C.J. and Danny. They have nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A picnic was held in their honor by their children.