In celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary, the Rev. and Mrs. David Adams of Ashtabula were honored at a family dinner June 5 in Canton.
David and Marilyn (Peaspanen) were married June 14, 1963, at First Grace Gospel Church in Ashtabula.
The couple have three children, Jill Norcia of Uniontown, Jennifer Baker of Canton and Paul Adams of Jefferson, Ga. They also have seven grandchildren.
David, formerly of Bruce, Wisc., has been the minister at First Grace Gospel Church in Ashtabula since 1974. Marilyn is branch director of Bible Correspondence Fellowship. Prior to beginning their ministry at Grace Gospel, they were missionaries in Europe and Congo, Africa. Marilyn was a Bible Club teacher at Chestnut Elementary for 25 years and a Board of Elections judge 25 years at Chestnut.