Lee Allen and Beryl (Akins) Gardner, of Maryville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to the New England states later this year.
The couple were married Sept. 21, 1963, in Maryville. The Rev. Ray Valentine officiated.
Their family includes children Terry and wife Denise Gardner, of Maryville, and Brad and wife Tracy Gardner, of Maryville. They have four grandchildren, Devon, Mallory, Morgan and Will Gardner.
Mr. Gardner is retired from ALCOA Inc. Mrs. Gardner is retired from Blount Memorial Hospital.
They are active members of Springview Baptist Church, Maryville.
Mr. Gardner is an avid golfer, and Mrs. Gardner enjoys sewing and volunteering her services. They both love to travel and camp and enjoy watching their grandchildren participate in their individual sporting events.