Harry and Sandra Bickerton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.

The couple was married on Aug. 7, 1964, in Conway.

Sandra is the former Sandra Kay Ross, and daughter of the late Earl and Dolly Ross of Enola.

Harry is the son of the late Robert and Betty Bickerton of Belle Vernon, Pa.

Harry is a retired meter reader for Entergy and Sandra is a retired juvenile probation officer for Faulkner County. After retirement, the Bickertons opened The Yankee Peddler, a gift shop in downtown Conway until 2002.

Harry and Sandra have two daughters, Rebecca Smith (David) and Jennifer Castleberry (Greg), both of Greenbrier, nine grandchildren and one great-grandson.