Sumter, SC (WLTX) -A Sumter couple is celebrating a pretty big milestone in their lives.

Tuesday Paul and Thelma Mickensheld their63rd wedding anniversary party.

The event was held at theSumter Health and Rehab center. Some of the couple'sseven children along with a few of their grandchildren were all in attendance.

The Mickens credit their long lasting marriage to being able to balance and solve any problems together.