Dr. David and Dr. Diane Howard

Dr. David and Dr. Diane Howard of Belton celebrated their 50th anniversary.

Diane Lowe of Portland, Ore., married David Howard on June 7, 1969, at First Christian Church in Eugene, Ore.

Dr. Diane Howard is retired after 25 years as a tenured professor at The University of Mary-Hardin Baylor.

Dr. David Howard is retired after 20 years with the U.S. Army, 20 years with Belton Community Counseling Center, and nine years with The University of Mary-Hardin Baylor.

The couple has three sons, Jon Howard and wife, Kim, of Austin, Matt Howard and wife, Jenn, of Lantana and Mark Howard and wife, Tracy, of Round Rock; and 10 grandchildren.

They have lived in Central Texas for 30 years.