Alden J. and Earnestine Stokes of Vine Grove celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 21, 2012.
They were married Sept. 21, 1962, in Gloucester, Va.
Mrs. Stokes is a nurse who retired from Ireland Army Hospital at Fort Knox. She is a member of Stithton Baptist Church in Radcliff.
Mr. Stokes is an Army veteran and retired from civil service at Fort Knox. He also is a member of Stithton Baptist Church.
They have two children, Karen Stokes of Radcliff and Keith Stokes of Bowling Green; and one granddaughter.