Roy and Evelyn Pywell celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 10 with a family gathering in Wichita.

He is retired from the soil conservation service and she is a retired daycare provider. The couple were active members of Sublette First Southern Baptist Church for more than 30 years and are members of the Crossroads Baptist Church, Poncha Springs, Colo.

Children of the couple are Mark Pywell and wife, Sally, Burdette; Brad Pywell and wife, Mary, Lindsborg; and Joy Edghill and husband, Dare, Murfreesboro, Tenn.

The couple has four grandsons, Lane Pywell, Chase and Corbin Pywell, and Malachi Edghill.

Roy and Evelyn Pywell were married Aug. 11, 1963.