ELIDA — Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Simmonds are celebrating 30 years of marriage.
Simmonds and the former Michele DeLaughter were married June 30, 1990, at Second Ebenezer Baptist Church, Cleveland, by the Rev. A.L. Owens.
They are the parents of three children, Rasheed (Janine) Simmonds, of Cincinnati, Dawn Simmonds, of Kennesaw, Georgia, and Wade (Ida) Simmonds, of Dearborn, Michigan. They have six grandchildren.
Simmonds retired from BP Refinery and the Family Resource Center. His wife retired from Allen County Job and Family Services.