LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Lawrence, of Lima, will celebrate 60 years of marriage Aug. 9, 2013. A family gathering is planned at 6 p.m., Aug. 9th, at Howard Johnson Inn. The couple request that gifts be omitted.
Lawrence and the former Karen Thompson were married Aug. 9, 1953, at her parents’ home by the Rev. Willard Thomas.
They are the parents of four sons, David (Julie) Lawrence, Jeffrey (Brenda) Lawrence, Steven (Darrilyn) Lawrence and Douglas (Michelee) Lawrence. They have nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Lawrence and his wife are both retired from Allen East Local Schools.