Lowell and Patricia Stimson of Jamestown, N.Y., and formerly of Asheville, N.C., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Falconer, N.Y. The celebration was hosted by Steve and Rene Tompsett. They are the parents of Todd (Kerry Trammel) Stimson of Fletcher, N.C., and the late Randy Stimson. They also have two granddaughters: Sierra and Ariel.

Stimson and the former Patricia Ohls were married July 3, 1965.

Stimson is retired from Alliance Tool & Die. Mrs. Stimson is retired from the office of Dr. Antoinette Wall.