Clifton S. Jones and Penelope Fripp, of St. Simons Island, were united in marriage Aug. 5, 1967, at Old St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.
Mr. Jones retired in 2011 from Brunswick Pulp and Paper/Georgia-Pacific after a career in the lumber and building products industry. He previously worked for Osmosewood. During Mr. Jones’ working years, the couple also lived in Columbia, S.C., Summerville, S.C., Charleston and Atlanta.
The couple have three children, Rebecca Linley (Greg), Erin Christin (Sonny) and Elissa “Lisa” Ashley (Mark); and five grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Jones will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 12 with a family celebration, hosted by their children and grandchildren, and the King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort on St. Simons Island.