Robert and Margaret Brown of Franklin celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 16 at Palmer Park Community Center in Franklin with family and friends.

Mr. Brown and his wife, the former Marg Schmitt, were married April 16, 1966, in Indianapolis.

He is retired from Reliance Electric in Columbus.

They have five children, Tina Vincent of Franklin, Becky (Pat) Flanery of Beech Grove, Roberta Stephens of Franklin, Chris Brown of Shelbyville and Angela Cave of Franklin. They have 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.