Jim and Charlene Walton, of Waldport, Ore., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 27.

The couple was married on Nov. 27, 1971, at St. Anthony’s Church in Waldport.

Jim and Charlene have three children: Josh Walton, of Colchester, Conn.; Jenice Lowery, of Salem, Ore.; and Kim Scott, of Redman, Ore. They have seven grandchildren.

The Waltons are enjoying their retirement years by gardening, agate hunting and staying very active in the church where they were married.

A small family celebration is planned in recognition of their landmark anniversary.

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