Phillip and Rachel Contreras recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Aug. 23, 1962.

The couple have four children, Chris Contreras of Brownwood, Cynthia and John Martinez of Lake Brownwood, Phillip Jr. and Linda Contreras of Crowley, Texas, and Robin and Stacey McGlasson of Brownwood. Their grandchildren include Hector and Chris Hernandez of Lake Brownwood, Elaina and Mia Martinez of Lake Brownwood and Briana and Phillip Contreras III of Crowley, Texas.