Fred and Glenda (Blades) Gates of Anderson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 22, with a party given by their children at the Anderson Eagles Lodge 174, 1315 Meridian St., from 4 to 9 p.m.
The couple was married Feb. 22, 1964, in Anderson, at Park Place Church of God by the Rev. H.C. Rice.
Mr. Gates is retired from Guide. Both have owned and operated Fred’s Shed of Middletown for 28 years.
They are the parents of Greg (RayAnn) Gates of Foristell, Mo., Kim Tisdale of Pendleton, and Lori Gates of Anderson. They have two grandchildren, Tucker Gates and Hannah Tisdale.