Billy J. and Evelyn P. Liles of Buford celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

The couple were married Feb. 15, 1959, in Pelham.

He is a retired civil engineer specialist with the GA DOT and a Chief Master Sergeant with the U.S. Air Force.

She is a retired superintendent with the Georgia Power Company.

The couple has a daughter: Davilyn L. Burns, married to Steve P. Burns of Weddington, N.C., and two grandchildren: Brittany P. Burns and S. Preston Burns Jr. The couple celebrated with an open house held for them at their home by family and friends.