Colleen and Smitty Smith plan to celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Aug. 12.

Colleen Baxter and Erwin "Smitty" Smith were married Aug. 12, 1967, at the United Methodist Church in Orange, California.

Their children and spouses are Melinda Tilton, of Billings; Brenda and Steve Smith, of Nampa, Idaho; Jennifer and Greg Smith, of Riverside, California; and Becky Karns, of Beaverton, Oregon.

They have nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.