Mr. and Mrs. Burton Blue will celebrate 50 years of marriage July 25, 2009. They were married by Rev. Larry Hard at Edon United Methodist

They are the parents of three children, David (and Christine), Steven, and Thomas (and Terri).  They also have four grandchildren, Taylor, Logan, Stephanie, and Neil, and one great-granddaughter, Aaliyah.

An open house is planned in their honor from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at the Woodland Lodge, Camp Palmer, on the west side of Harrison Lake in Fayette, Ohio.