ELIDA — Mr. and Mrs. Jim Jackman are celebrating 50 years of marriage with a family dinner and a celebration from 3-4:30 p.m. today at Lima Community Church of the Nazarene, Journey Building. Please omit gifts.
Jackman and the former Nancy Shappell were married Dec. 21, 1968, at Grand Avenue Church of the Nazarene, Lima, by the Revs. Melvin Martini and Luther Watson.
They are the parents of three children, Stacie (Brian) Wheeler, of Lima, Julie (Keith) Stager, of Lima, and Bethanie (Justin) Cheuvront, of Louisburg, North Carolina. They have seven grandchildren.
Jackman retired from Elida High School and Jackman Pools. He is employed at Hearthside.