Jim and Pat Howell of the Siloam community will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this year. They were married on March 7, 1964. The Howells have two children, Kelly Howell and Connie (Anthony) Blackwell, two grandchildren Rosa Howell and Matthew Howell, and two great grandchildren, Gabe, Kennley and one on the way. Jim recently retired from Mike’s Food Valu in Westmoreland. Pat is a homemaker. The Howells are active members of Siloam Missionary Baptist Church.