Lemuel Ray Ingle and Marth Sue Ledford Ingle of Lincolnton, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 17 at a celebration hosted by their children and grandchildren at Howardâ€™s Creek Community House.
The couple was wed July 17 in Gaffney, S.C. They first met while working together at Roses Dime Store on Main Street in Lincolnton.
After getting married, Martha was a homemaker and Ray worked for Willis Plumbing until retiring.
Their children are sons Michael Ingle of Waco and Joe Ingle and Randy Ingle, both of Vale; and daughters Wanda Sigmon of Cherryville and Kathy Long of Lincolnton.
Their grandchildren are Rusty Ingle, Wesley Ingle, Tonya Baxter, Amanda Roberts, Michael Ingle Jr., Logan Ingle, Chris Long and Jessica Long.