Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Layburn

FOLLANSBEE — Donnie and Kathleen McAndrews Layburn of Follansbee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday by renewing their vows at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Follansbee, with the Rev. Thomas Gallagher presiding.

They were married on Dec. 29, 1966. He came home on leave from service in the Navy to get married.

They are the parents of three daughters: Tracy Layburn of Follansbee, Kelly Villaloboz of New Lexington, Ohio, and Cindy Mason of Follansbee. There are eight grandchildren and one great-grandson.

He retired from Weirton Steel in 2002, and he has been employed at Lyles Auto for 29 years.

She worked at Wal-Mart in Weirton.