Married on Dec. 24, 1970, in Campbell County by Elder Beavine of Burning Bush Church of God in Christ, Mr. and Mrs. Ledges and Althea Penick celebrated 50 years of marriage on Christmas Eve.

They are the parents of two daughters, Tamela Penick Owen and Tonya Yvette Penick, the grandparents of “Jerri” Owen and Jerbron Penick, and great grandparents to Tamia Daye.