Jim and Grace Stanley are celebrating their 50th anniversary.

They were married on Dec. 23, 1967, at United Methodist in Parkersburg by the late Bill Angel and the late Earl Brookover.

He is the son of the late Abe and Marjorie Stanley. He owned and operated Stanley Building until he retired, designing and building homes.

She is the daughter of the late Ira and Ruth Toncray. She is the owner and operator of Precious Angels Childcare for the past 19 years.

They are the parents of three children: Sandy (Rusty) Leasure of Parkersburg, Mike (Sheri) Stanley of Vienna and Brian (Stephanie) Stanley of Washington.

They have 6 grandchildren: Lindsay, Zachary, Brandon, Jacob, Benjamin and Braelyn. They also have 5 great-grandchildren, Grayson, Myla, Presley, Harper and Easton.

He enjoys fishing on his boat and she enjoys crocheting and shopping. Together they love to travel.

Family and friends are invited to a card reception/hors d’oeuvres at 5 p.m. Dec. 23 at Big Tygart Baptist Church in Mineral Wells.

Your presence is their present.