Mr. and Mrs. Ron Lowrance of Reidland celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Aug. 31 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Paducah.
Mr. Lowrance and the former Joy Gay Peterson were married Sept. 6, 1963, at the Latter-day Saints Temple in Los Angeles, Calif.
Mrs. Lowrance is a former school teacher. She is the daughter of the late Lorin L. and Elizabeth Higgs Peterson.
Mr. Lowrance is a retired manager in the chemical industry. He is the son of the late Ransom E. “Doc” Lowrance and the late Wanda L. Childers.
They have five children: Melanie Henson of Calvert City, David Lowrance of Adrian, Mich., Marianne Power of St. Louis, Elizabeth Adams of Reidland and Steven Lowrance of Kent, Ohio; three grandchildren; and two stepgreat-granddaughters.