Gerald “Jerry” and Barbara Collins, of Coos Bay, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday. Gerald and Barbara were married Sept. 11, 1964, in Bakersfield, Calif.
Gerald retired after working for Shell Oil Company in Alaska. Barbara worked for the Alaskan Department of Fish and Game.
The couple will be celebrating at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 11, at North Bend Lanes and Back Alley Pub and Grill, 1225 Virginia Ave., North Bend.