Mr. and Mrs. Paul L. "Racer" Brown of Jackson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today with a rededication and open house at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tilsit. Hosts are the couple and their children.
Brown and Loretta Ervin were married Feb. 10, 1962, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Pocahontas, by the Rev. Alfred J. Schedler. Their attendants were the late Janetta Ervin Sachse and the late Harold Hines.
Brown is the son of the late John and Mildred Brown. Mrs. Brown is the daughter of the late Wilburn and Marie Ervin.
The couple has two daughters, Susan (Mike) Sachse and Pamela Brown of Jackson. They have four grandchildren, Stephen (Jen) Sachse, Jessica (Sidney) Burks, Dustin Pfeiffer, Amanda Smith; and two great-grandchildren, Caitlyn Pfeiffer and Gary Smith.