Jerry and Belle Samples of Charleston were honored recently with a surprise 50th anniversary party given by their children. They were married on Jan. 10, 1964, at the home of their pastor, the late Ralph Kitchen, who officiated the wedding. They have lived 40 years in Charleston. The couple has a daughter, Tena Wright of Charleston and her husband, Larry; a son, Chris Samples and his wife, Martha, of Georgetown; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Their latest great-grandchild was born on their anniversary.