Jim and Linda Negley

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Negley of Williamsburg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise party held at the Claysburg Community Center, hosted by their children.

They were married Oct. 15, 1966, at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Martinsburg.

Mrs. Negley is the former Linda Bristow.

The couple have three children: J. Todd of Altoona, Mark and his wife, Christine, of Williamsburg and Renee Bumberger and her husband, John, of Hollidaysburg.

They also have eight grandchildren.

The couple are retired from farming.

Both are members of the Shadytrail Riding Club, the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau and St. Matthew’s Church.