James C. and Mary N. Lobdell
James C. and Mary N. Lobdell of Hope plan to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family.
Mr. Lobdell and the former Mary Nell Elrod were married Aug. 10, 1963, in Livingston, Tenn.
Mr. Lobdell retired in 2000 after 38 years with Cummins Inc. and has owned and operated Jim’s Garage and Body Shop near Hope for 41 years.
Mrs. Lobdell retired in 1997 from Four Seasons Retirement Center, where she was a licensed practical nurse.
The couple have three children: James A. Lobdell, Patricia A. (Roger) VanGorden and Kathryn A. (Jeff) Cornn, all of Columbus. They also have seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.