Don and Sharon Baird of Columbus celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner Saturday.

Mr. Baird and the former Sharon Wilson were married July 21, 1967, at EUB Church in Seymour.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Baird are retired from Cummins, Inc.

The couple have five children, Debbie Robbins of Winter Haven, Florida, Peggy Vinson and Pam Taulman, both of Columbus, Kevin Baird of Elizabeth and Kelley Howard of North Vernon. They also have 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

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