Royal and Suzy Washburn of Conway, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 1, 2012.

Royal is formerly of Shreveport, La., and Suzy is formerly of Findlay, Ohio.

The couple was married in Ruston, La., in 1962.

Both graduated from Louisiana Tech University.

There will be a family celebration for the couple on Wednesday, Aug. 29.

Happy 50th Anniversary to Royal and Suzy Washburn! With love from: Jeff, Lori, Suzanne, Drew, Justin, Jordan, Lauren, Landry and Morgan.