Roger and Yvonne Gatts of Moundsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Feb. 23.
They were united in marriage Feb. 23, 1964 at Moundsville Baptist Church by the Rev. D.F. Desist.
Yvonne Gatts is the daughter of the late Marion Sherwood Rine and Gladys Marie Henry Rine of Moundsville.
Roger Gatts is the son of the late Kenneth Sherwood Gatts and the late Freda Holmes Gatts. He is retired from McElroy coal mine with 37 years of service.
They have four children. The family includes Rusty Gatts and his wife, Tonya, of Glen Easton; Rhonda Farabee and her husband, Mike, of Triadelphia; Clay Gatts and his wife, Grace, of Fort Bragg, N.C., and Richard Gatts of Moundsville. They have 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The children surprised their parents with a reception at Grand Vue Park in Moundsville on their anniversary.