Gerald and Karen Smith of Greenwood are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

The couple were married April 24, 1965, at Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Louisville, Kentucky.

She is a homemaker and retired as a receptionist from J.C. Penney.

He is a retired Eli Lilly and Co. scientist.

The couple have two children, Nicole Sipe of Greenwood and Mitzi Bickford of Brandon, Florida; and two grandchildren.