Les and Phyllis Jenkins, of Taneytown, celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 15, 2015, with a celebration given by their children and their children's spouses.
The couple was married Aug. 14,1965, at the First Presbyterian Church of Babylon, on Long Island in New York, with the Rev. Dr. Marvin Wilson officiating.
Leslie Jenkins, son of the late Russell and Dorothy Jenkins, is employed with child protective services in Baltimore city. Phyllis Jenkins, daughter of Lawrence and Isabelle Ganley, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was employed with Baltimore city as a family services worker, and also a teacher and school administrator.
They are the parents of Daniel Jenkins, Timothy Jenkins, Sarah Hinsche and Susan Lamb. They have eight grandchildren.