Ronald and Mary Lou Gilliland will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their sons from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 27 at Plainville United Methodist Church. Friends and relatives are invited. The couple requests no gifts.

Children of the couple are Phil and wife, Brenda, Todd and wife, Tina, and Drew and wife, Colette. They have eight grandchildren.

Ronald Gilliland and Mary Lou Gaunt were married Dec. 26, 1958, in Great Bend.