Joe and Juanita Cox of Rockingham recently celebrated 50 years of marriage.
A celebration was held at their home on May 12, 2012, from 3 to 5 p.m. with a host of family and friends.
Juanita is retired from First Bank of Rockingham while Joe is retired from Laurel Hill Paper Company. The couple has two children, Pam Patterson and husband Rodney of Hamlet and Michael Cox and wife Lynne of Hamlet.
They have four grandchildren, Kylee and Bryson Patterson and Meredith and Allen Cox.