Bill and Carol Evans of Lakewood, N.Y., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 30, 2013, with a cocktail party in their home. The celebration was hosted by their children and grandchildren. They are the parents of Lisa and Nate Herring of Mt. Lebanon, Pa., Laurie Evans of Lakewood, N.Y., and Billy Evans of Lakewood, N.Y. The are also the grandparents of Gabriella and Nicholas Herring of Mt. Lebanon, Pa., and Justin Evans of Lakewood, N.Y.

Evans and the former Carol Davis were married March 30, 1963 in First Baptist Church, Jamestown, N.Y. The Rev. George Tolley performed the ceremony.

Evans is a retired attorney from Price, Miller and Evans. He is a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Sportsman Club. Mrs. Evans is retired from Southwestern Central School, where she had been employed as an elementary teacher. She is a member of Creche Inc., Lakewood Women’s Club, Jamestown Garden Club and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. They are both members of the Rotary.