George and Grace Mootsey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 23. The couple were married Feb. 23, 1952 in Detroit, Mich. The couple retired to Payson four years ago from Michigan. Not a day goes by that George doesn't say, "I love Payson." George is the president of Rim Country Gideons and a church elder at Payson Christian Church. Grace is president of the Rim Country Gideon auxiliary, and chairperson of Missions for Payson Christian Church.