---- — Richard “Dick” and Diane Lowery are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today.
The couple were married Oct. 12, 1963, by the Rev. Bailey at East Salem Baptist Church.
Dick is the son of the late Rev. Paul and Dorothy Lowery. Diane is the daughter of the late Dwight “D.L.” and Albia (Ponnie) Huston.
They are the parents of a daughter, Gina Lowery and fiance David Jenner of San Antonio; and a son, Todd Lowery and wife Melissa of Mt. Vernon. They have three grandchildren, Blake Gregory and wife Jessie, Brittney Henson and Jake Gregory, who is marrying Amanda Stewart today.