Heinrich A. DuBose-Schmitt Sr. and M. Gwyn DuBose-Schmitt of Lexington recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 22, 1966 at First Southern Methodist Church in Sumter.
Their children are Heinrich (Tara) Dubose-Schmitt Jr. of Huntsville, Alabama; Jarrod G. (Brooke) Dubose-Schmitt of Sumter; and Elinor Leigh (Sean) Lister of Anderson. The have nine grandchildren.
Family an loved ones attended an anniversary party Saturday at Embassy Suites in Greenville.
The couple will take a scenic mountain trip to celebrate their anniversary.
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In their own words
Q: How did you meet?
A: At Evans’ Esso Station on Main Street in Sumter.
Q: What was your favorite part of your wedding day?
A: Thankfully, we were able to finally get married after the bride was forty-five 45 minutes late to the church.
Q: Tell us about a favorite moment in your marriage.
A: Way too many to name.