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Arvil Lee and Carolyn (Thompson) Goins, of Friendsville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Aug. 20, 2019. The couple was married in North Carolina in 1969.

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The Rev. Ernest Plemmons and Evelyn Welch Plemmons, of Maryville, celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on Sept. 7. They were married in Taylor, Michigan, in 1957 by the Rev. Frank Collier.

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Betty June Boone and Herman Eugene Best will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 8, at Monte Vista Baptist Church, on Old Niles Ferry Road in Maryville, where both have been members since 1961. They request no gifts, but your presence from 2-4 p.m.

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Roy and Nylice (Williamson) Harrill, of Maryville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. The couple was married in 1969 at Piney Grove Baptist Church. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Thurman Arnold.

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Billy and June Kelley Carrigan, of Maryville, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 25, 2019. They were married at the home of the bride in Maryville, in 1959. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Ray Hubbard.

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Charles Lindbergh and Joyce (Walker) Hatcher, of Maryville, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. They were married in 1949. Joyce is a retired doll maker and Charles is retired from Joseph Construction Company. Their family includes daughter and son-in-law…

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Ronnie and Nancy Finger Collins, of Greenback, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. They were married in Blount County in 1969. Their family includes children and spouses, MeLinda and Jason Walters, of Louisville, and Michael and Andrea Collins, of Greenback; an…

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Pat and Ray DeLeonardis, of Friendsville, will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Aug. 1. They were married at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Delmar, New York. Their family includes daughter and son-in-law, Danielle and Hank Morris; son, Sam; daughters, Alison and Katherine, of Maryv…

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Larry and Nancy Sipe Montooth, of Maryville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, July 23. They were married by the Rev. James R. Waters in 1969, at the home of Bob and Willie Sipe, parents of the bride.

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Tom and Kathy (Burns) Davis, of Maryville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, July 19, 2019. They were married in 1969. Their family includes children, Barbara Davis and Tom Jr. and Jamie Davis, all of Maryville; and four grandchildren. They are celebrating their anniversar…

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Eugene and JoAnn Pangle Russell, of Maryville, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on July 4, 2019. They were married in 1954 by David Livingston at the bride’s family home.

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Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Drinnen Jr., of Friendsville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 4, 2019. Betty’s maiden name is Betty Ann Gibson. The couple was married in 1969 at Dotson Memorial Baptist Church in Maryville by Dr. Marvin Gibson and the Rev. Gene Gann.

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David and Estine Roberson Justus, of Maryville, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 13, 2019. They were married by the Rev. L.B. “Buck” Ledford, at his home in 1959. Their family includes children, Jeffrey Justus, of North Dakota, Timothy Justus, of Knoxville, and Cassie Justus…

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David and Vickie Idol Mahan, of Seymour, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 16, 2019. They were married in 1969, in Maynardville. Their family includes children, the late David S. Mahan, Shannon N. Owens, of Maryville, Ryan, Madison and Colton, of Seymour; and two…

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Robert “Bob” and Betty Scott Garner, of Alcoa, will celebrate their 54th wedding anniversary on June 12. The couple was married at the Blount County Courthouse by Judge Will A. McTeer in 1965. Their family includes Jeff, of Alcoa; Cindy and Mike, of Maryville; four grandchildren; and two gre…

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Jack and Barbara Jean “Jean” Calvin Queen, of Louisville, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 6. They were married in Monroe County in 1959. Their family includes children, Suzette Rice, of Mt. Juliet, and Rodney Queen, of Madisonville; four grandchildren; and four great-grandc…

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J.C. and Joyce McCammon Franklin celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on June 6. They were married in 1954 at Toqua Presbyterian Church in Monroe County by the Rev. C. McCoy Franklin. J.C. is a veteran, a former Blount County commissioner, retired from ALCOA and is still farming. Joyce …

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Jim and Rita O’Dell Snyder, of Maryville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. The couple was married by the Rev. J.H. Reeter and the Rev. Ed Lucas, in Vandalia, Illinois, in 1969.

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The Rev. Rex Garrett Rogers and Paula Greene Rogers, of Louisville, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on May 29, 2019. The couple was married in 1969, in Bryson City, North Carolina.

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Sgt. James Ray and Edna (Ownby) Potter, of Alcoa, will celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary on May 18, 2019. They were married in Chatsworth, Georgia, in 1948 by JW Dooley. Their family includes daughter, Sylvia Ann Alderton, of Cumberland, Maryland; two grandchildren; and five great-gra…

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Harold and Lavonne Bradley Carpenter, of Greenback, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 26, 2019. They were married in 1969 at Emanuel Methodist Church in Mentor by A.J. Rowland. They have one son, Bradley Carpenter, of Greenback. They are both retired from the Loudon County B…

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Howard and Catherine “Cathy” Yarnell, of Maryville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 8, 2019. The couple was married in 1969, by Father Donald P. Worsh at St. Bernadine’s Catholic Church in Suitland, Md. Their family includes children, Karen Lynn (Danny) Kimsey, of Maryville…

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Thomas “Tom” and Willa Jean Cornwell Shockey celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 9. They were married in 1963 in Chicago and have two children, Paulette Miller, of Hammond, Ill., and Thomas Shockey Jr., of St. Charles, Ill.

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Jim and Rita Johnson Warner, of Greenback, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 1, 2019. They were married in Lafayette, Ind., in 1969 by the Rev. P.B. Smith. Their family includes children, Joy Strejcek, of Woodridge, Ill., and Kelli Warner Cruz, of Raleigh, N.C.; and three gr…

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Duane and Carolyn (Cardin) Payne, of Maryville, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Dec. 20, 1968, at Kagley’s Church in Maryville by officiating minister, the late Fred Garner.

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Ted and Joy (Vineyard) Teffeteller, of Maryville, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary earlier this year. The two were married on May 3, 1963.

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George H. and Barbara M. Potter Burgess celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Nov. 22. They were married in 1953 by the Rev. Amos Head in Maryville.

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Walter Glenn and Ruby Mae (Moser) Isbill celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. The couple were married on Oct. 9, 1948 by a justice of the peace in Dalton, Ga.

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Ben H. Lee and Harriette (von Gremp) Lee, of Maryville, celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on Oct. 4, 2018.

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Benny and Iris Ann (Hitson) Whitehead, of Maryville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Oct. 18.

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Tom and Vicky (Phillips) Greene, of Friendsville, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 14, 1968, in Friendsville with Bill Pearson being the officiating minister.

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Jerry and Betty (Benson) Holden, of Maryville, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 7, 1968, at Laurel Bank Baptist Church in Friendsville with the Rev. Frank Easter being the officiating minister.

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Rev. Ernest and Evelyn (Welch) Plemmons are celebrating their 61st wedding anniversary this week. They were married Sept. 7, 1957, in Taylor, Mich., with Rev. Frank Collier being the officiating minister.

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George and Jacquie Barry, of Maryville, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this week. They were married Aug. 23, 1958, at St. Ignace, Encino, Calif.

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Alfred and Ruth (Dunlap) Barham, of Maryville, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 19. They were married Aug. 19, 1948, by the late Rev. John Hood at his home in Maryville.

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Sandy (Welch) and Walter Evans, of Maryville, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Aug. 1. They were married in Knoxville with the officiating minister being Rev. Dewey Smith.

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Dr. Kenneth and Joan (Barker) Marmon, of Maryville, celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 7. They were married at St. Johns.

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Vestal (Cubbie) and Unav Pilkington, of Greenback, will celebrate their 65th anniversary on June 13. They were married in Blount County with Judge George Roberts officiating.

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Wayne and Sharon (Hall) Phillips, of Rockford, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 25. They were married in Blount County with Judge Asher Howard officiating.

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