Jeannette and Charles Pattillo of Brownwood will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011. The couple were married on Aug. 4, 1961, at Rosedale Baptist Church in Austin, Texas, with the grooms father, Rev. Rube Pattillo presiding. The couple met at Howard Payne University in 1960. Both have been educators for 48 years. After coaching track in west Texas, they moved back to Brownwood to retire.

Mr. and Mrs. Pattillo will be renewing their vows at 2 p.m. at the Coggin Avenue Baptist Church, 1815 Coggin Avenue in Brownwood, Texas. A reception given by their family will follow and friends and family are invited to attend.

The reception hosts include Terri Pattillo, Brittany Valenzuela, Ed and Nancy Middlebrooks, Dennis and Sue Simpson, Shannon and Jennifer Simpson, and Tim and Amy Pattillo.