Charles and Jessie Collier were married in Pennsylvania on Aug. 31, 1963, at Lock Haven Christian Church by minister Glen Barton, uncle of the groom.
Charles retired in 2003 from Guide as an electrician and Jessie was a homemaker. They reside in Wilkinson and are the parents of Jeff (Cyndy) of Franklin, John (Rowena) of Rogers, AR, Rob (Beth) Portland, Ore., Kathy, St. Louis, Mo., and Brian (Laura) of Brownsburg.
They have six grandchildren, Victoria, Austin, Connor, Matthew, Talon and Zaric.
They celebrated their anniversary with a family dinner in Indianapolis.