Roy and Ellen (Golden Grissam) Thompson, of Maryville, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary privately with their family at a time to be determined in Dallas.
The couple were married June 13, 1953, in Sapulpa, Okla. C.C. Grimes officiated.
Their family includes children Diana Faust, of Prosper, Texas, Jan Withrow, of Timberlake, N.C., Richard Thompson, of Farmer’s Branch, Texas, and David Thompson, of Raleigh, N.C. They have five grandchildren, Joshua Merritt, Jonathan Thompson, Stephen Thompson, Katherine Thompson and Danielle Thompson, and three great-grandchildren, Victoria Merritt, Aaro Merritt and Easton Thompson.
Mr. Thompson is semi-retired from C&M Professionals LLC, Tucker, Ga. Mrs. Thompson is a homemaker.
They are members of Calvary Baptist Church, Winston, Ga. They enjoy spending time with their grandchildren and great-grandchildren and are NASCAR fans.