Sherry and Charles “Chuck” Payne are celebrating 50 years of marriage this weekend.

The couple was engaged in December 1969, after meeting in September of that year at an ice cream social at Park School in Michigan City. They were married on Feb. 21, 1970, in the town of Pines by the Justice of the Peace. They have five children, Charles “Clay” (Kim) Payne, Troy (Jennifer) Payne, Lance (Lanell) Payne, Joshua (Tiffany) Payne, and Amber (Nathan) Fisher.

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