Gary and Carol McConnell of 3560 Highland Ridge, Lowell, Ohio, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Sept. 14. They were married Sept. 14, 1963, by the Rev. J. V. A. Traylor at Woodsfield, Ohio.
He is the son of the late Harold and Freda McConnell from Stafford, Ohio.
She is the daughter of the late Everett and Ethel Piatt from Graysville, Ohio.
He has been employed by Merchant's Five Star Trucking of Marietta for 50 years. She has been employed by Stanley Home Products for 43 years and also worked for Wieser and Cawley.
They are members of Twin Rivers Baptist Church of Whipple, Ohio.
They have three children: Terry McConnell who is deceased, Tracy of Lowell, and Tom and Ginger McConnell of Lowell. They have two grandchildren, Amber McConnell of Winchester, Va. and Levi McConnell of Lowell.