Emory "Nip" and Barbara "Barb" Fisher of Wellsburg celebrated their 50th anniversary Thursday, Sept. 20.
They were united in marriage Sept. 20, 1962 in Hinesville, Ga. The U.S. Army provided a three-year stay in Italy.
Barbara Fisher is the daughter of the late Rev. Lewis C. and Gertrude E. Wilson Porter of McKinleyville.
Fisher is the son of the late Howard E. and Irene F. Murphy Fisher of Wheeling. He retired in 1995 from Windsor Power House Coal Co. in Beech Bottom.
They are members of the Voice of Pentecost church in Weirton.
They have a daughter. The family includes Loralea D. Kirby and her husband, Todd, of Little Egg Harbor, N.J. They have three grandsons.
Mr. and Mrs. Fisher will celebrate their special day with family and friends at the Cape May National Seashore later this year.