Derrick Hulsey and Mary Ann Hodges, of Brunswick, exchanged vows on Aug. 6, 1967, in Twitty Chapel at First Baptist Church in Brunswick.
Before returning to Brunswick and making the city their permanent home, the couple lived in Fort Sill, Okla., from 1969-1970.
The Hulseys are retired from the Glynn County Board of Education, with Derrick retiring in 1999 and Mary Ann following in 2001.
The couple has two sons, Stephen Hulsey and Michael Hulsey, and have six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
They plan to celebrate their 50th anniversary at Summer Beach on Amelia Island the week of Aug. 6.