Mr. and Mrs. Russell Ray (Bobbie Jo Dingus) Sanders of Fort Blackmore, Va., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception held in their honor Aug. 7, 2010, at Pendleton's Fellowship Hall.The event was hosted by their family.The couple was married Aug. 20, 1960, at the Scott County Courthouse.They are the parents of Robert Sanders and wife Sonia of Fort Blackmore; Richard Sanders and wife Paula of Mount Carmel; Kevin Sanders and wife Melissa of Duffield, Va., and Julie Gibson and husband Keith of Fort Blackmore. They are the grandparents of Tanaya Sanders, Miranda Sanders, Raysha Sanders, Ashleigh Sanders, Amanda Sanders, Kendra Gibson, Kristin Sanders, Katelyn Sanders, Emily Sanders and Chloe Gibson. They are the great-grandparents of Aden Sanders and Kylie Qualls.Mr. Sanders is self-employed. Mrs. Sanders retired from Scott County School System.