Charles and Peggy Newell, Gnadenhutten, will be guests of honor at a 50th wedding anniversary open house Saturday, June 13, at River Greens Golf Course, West Lafayette. The event is being hosted by their children from 2 to 5 p.m.

The Newells were married June 14, 1959, in Ashland, Ohio.

Their children include Ryan and Tammy Newell, Edmond, OK; Wade and Donna Newell, Barboursville, WV; Gary and Casandra Webster, Bakersville, OH; Seth Newell, a student at Oklahoma Christian University; and, Jacinda Newell, deceased.

Six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren complete their family.

Charles is retired as minister of the Church of Christ in Newcomerstown. He preached for nearly 35 years in Ohio at Newport, Cadiz, and for 21 years in Newcomerstown.

Peggy retired after 10 years as a teachers aide for Newcomerstown Schools.