Colin and Rebecca Slate celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 5. They were married Oct. 5, 1968, at Mansfield First Baptist Church with the Rev. Ernest Baker officiating.
The couple have two children, Robin and wife Samantha and Cheri and husband Aaron. They have seven grandchildren, Zachery, Jacob, Matthew, Elijah, Josiah, Benjamin and Jaclyn, and one great-granddaughter, Evelyn Rose.