BROWN: 50th wedding anniversary

JACK AND Sue Brown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 15.

Brown is the son of Orlena Brown of Barnesville and is retired from Ormet. His wife, Sue, is the daughter of the late Homer and Irene Phillips of Beallsville. She is a bus driver for Switzerland of Ohio School District.

They are the parents of three children, Martin (Mandee) of Kenton, Ohio; Wendy (Jim) of Columbus and Molly (Larry) of Bannock; four grandsons, James and Mason Riggendollar, Erik and Josef Neilson and one great-grandson on the way, Jaxson.

A surprise picnic was held by family and friends, and the couple spent a week in the Great Smoky Mountains.