Mr. and Mrs. Franklin and Mary Jane Trowell of Aiken, SC celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 24, 2012.

Mr. and Mrs. Trowell were married Aug. 24, 1962 at the Aiken County Courthouse.

Mr. Trowell is the son of the late Frank and Irene Trowell. Mrs. Trowell is the daughter of Elizabeth and the late James Key. Both Mr. and Mrs. Trowell are retired from Towsend Mill in Graniteville, SC; Mr. Trowell after 35 years and Mrs. Trowell after 40 years.

The couple has three children, Angeline Harris (Vernon) of Clearwater, SC; Franklin Trowell (Jennifer) of Clinton, Maryland and Sharon Trowell-Roman (Cesar) of Pennsauken, NJ and 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Trowell were honored with a 50th anniversary celebration dinner hosted by their children.

Family and friends were in attendance for the celebration at the Aiken Municipal Building Conference Center in Aiken, SC.