Albert and Marlene Smith of Copperas Cove recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
Marlene Mathes and Albert Smith were united in marriage on Sept. 21, 1963, in Paterson, N.J.
The couple celebrated with a reception at Bella Sera Restaurant in Copperas Cove.
Mr. Smith is a retired U.S. Army master sergeant. Mrs. Smith is also retired. They have lived in the area for 38 years.
Their children are Tracey Miller of Killeen and Todd Smith of Palm Desert, Calif.