Samuel and Edna Newton recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
Childhood sweethearts from Valdosta, the Newtons are retired and enjoying their time together after many years of work. He is retired from Grumman Aerospace after 30 years, and she is retired from Suffolk County Health Department and Estee Lauder Cosmetic Company.
Their devoted marriage has lasted because their motto is commitment, honest and trust, always keeping God first and family in your life.
They are members of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
They have three sons, two daughters and eight grandchildren. Their children blessed them with a week in Biloxi, Miss. and Mobile, Ala. for their anniversary.