Fred and Karen Winters of Ironton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 16, 2018, with an 18-day cruise to Hawaii.
They were married on Nov. 16, 1968, at Bald Knob United Methodist Church in Andis, Ohio, by the Rev. Allen Moore.
They graduated together in 1968 from Dawson-Bryant High School. They are both retired: Mr. Winters worked at Ironton Iron Inc. and Mrs. Winters worked at Lawrence County Jobs and Family Services.
They enjoy camping and traveling.
They have two children, Christopher and Kevin Winters, and one grandson, Chandler Winters.