William "Bill" and Janice "Jan" (LaForce) Helton of Kingsport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 1 to 3 p.m., June 5, 2010, at Fort Robinson Baptist Church, 2012 Fort Robinson Drive, Kingsport. The event is being hosted by their children and their families.The couple was married June 11, 1960, at the parsonage at Fort Robinson Baptist Church, with the Rev. Tom Crawford officiating.They are the parents of David Helton and wife Teresa of Abingdon, Va., and Debbie Hall and husband Hank of Jonesborough. They are the grandparents of Brian and Tracy Helton, and Zach and Sydney Hall.Mr. Helton owned and operated William Helton Plumbing and Riverside Campground.Mrs. Helton retired from William Helton Plumbing and Riverside Campground.The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.