Linda Lee and Mark Alan Billingsley

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Mark Alan Billingsley celebrated 50 years of marriage at the Biltmore in Asheville, N.C.

Billingsley and the former Linda Lee Schiffer were married September 9, 1972, at Forest Park United Methodist Church by Rev. Ronald Ricard.

They are the parents of three children, Betsy Billingsley of Lima; Scott Billingsley of Longview, TX and Tim (Heather) Billingsley of Pickerington. They have two grandchildren.

Billingsley is a retired electrician from IBEW Local 32.

His wife is a retired teacher from the Allen County Educational Service Center.