Sam and Dixie Ferguson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at a small dinner party at The Dutch’s Daughter in Frederick, Md., hosted by their children and grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Ferguson were married on Nov. 23, 1961.
The Ferguson’s have four daughters, Shana Ringer and husband, Jeff; their daughter, Marissa Ridgley and husband James; Kendra Greenlee and husband Kevin, and son, Garret; Cheryl Ferguson and children, Michael Cunningham, Samantha, Daniel and Olivia; and Kamala Ries and husband, Martin.
Mr. Ferguson was employed by Office Equipment Co. in Hagerstown and General Motors in Martinsburg, W.Va., retiring in 1999.
Mrs. Ferguson was a stay-at-home mom before working for Washington County Hospital, retiring in 2000.
The couple reside in Hagerstown. The family honors a tradition of “Sunday dinner at home together.”