Jim and Jeryl Lewis are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Wednesday, July 1. They were married in 1970 in the Logan, Utah temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Jeryl is a native of Star Valley, Wyo. and Jim grew up in Sweet Home. The couple returned to Sweet Home after graduating from Brigham Young University in 1970. Together they owned and operated Santiam Supply on Main Street until Jim's retirement in 2013. Beginning in 1990s, Jeryl taught in the Sweet Home school district, most recently at Hawthorne Elementary. Together, they raised nine kids: Teryl, Dawn, Allen, Lori, Julie, Boyd, Spencer, Teresa and Mark. They have 29 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.