Martha E. and Dennis E. Grice will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Saturday.
Martha and Dennis met while living in Laurel, Maryland, in 1963. They were married May 21, 1966.
Dennis retired from the military in 1987 and then retired from the Georgia Department of Corrections in 2004. Martha retired from the Fort Stewart school system in 2002. They have lived in Hinesville since 1978.
In honor of the blessed event, they will renew their vows in July, when all of their children can be present.
They have four daughters, Darlene Stokes of Summerville, South Carolina, Charlene Lovelace of Seattle, Washington, Trish Thornton of Wappinger’s Falls, New York, and Julie Savoie of Valdosta; and one son, Dennis E. Grice Jr. of Hinesville.
A message the children sent said, “We are very blessed to have such loving, wonderful parents! We love you.”