Browns celebrate 50 years


Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Brown of Sumter celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 30, 2017, with a trip to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

The couple's two children are Charles Brown and his wife, Noriko, of Washington state and Christopher Brown of Sumter.

The couple has two grandchildren.

Mrs. Brown is the former Barbara A. Hirshvogel.