Earl and Brenda (Russell) Blevins, of Maryville, celebrated their 50th wedding recently with their family.
The couple were married April 8, 1963, in North Carolina.
Their family includes children Denise Compton, of Walland, Lee Ann and husband Mark Huffstetler, of Maryville, and Robert and wife Trish Blevins, of Townsend. They have four grandchildren, Sam Compton, Caleb and wife Emily Compton, Rachel Huffstetler, and Whitney and husband Chad Everett. They have two great-grandchildren, Levi Compton and Isaiah Everett.
Mr. Blevins is retired from ALCOA Inc. and works at Vulcan Materials. Mrs. Blevins is a housewife.
They attend Hillcrest Freewill Baptist Church.