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Charles and Betty Chen of Decatur are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They met during elementary school and were married on March 30, 1968 in Keelung, Taiwan. Shortly after they were married, they immigrated to the United States and moved to Decatur, Ala. in 1986. Charles is a retired engineer from Monsanto and Betty worked part-time while raising their children. They are members of Huntsville Chinese Christian Church.

Thursday 07/28/2016
Diamond Jubilee Anniversary
Posted: July 28, 2016

Hollis and Marguerite Lynn of Florence celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary July 12. The couple was married on July 12, 1941 in Bessemer, Ala. Mr. Lynn is a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Card. He is a retired machinist who operated his own business in Decatur and Mrs. Lynn is retired from Prestolite and a loving homemaker whose family has been blessed by her years of dedication and service. Mr. and Mrs. Lynn are members of the Beltline Church of Christ in Decatur where Mr. Lynn served as elder and Mrs. Lynn taught Sunday school for many years.

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Sunday 11/01/2015
Silver Anniversary
Updated: November 01, 2015 - 7:00 am

Cheryl Hall, formerly of Chicago, Ill. and Ron Hall, formerly of Miami, Fla. recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. The couple were wed October 12, 1990.

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Thursday 10/08/2015
Golden Anniversary
Posted: October 08, 2015

Former residents of Decatur, David and Marsha Swiss recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at Shanty Creek Resort in Bellaire, Mich. The former Marsha K. Guldenzoph and David E. Swiss were married on September 11, 1965 at St. Mary's Cathedral in Saginaw, Mich. David is a graduate of the University of Detroit. He retired in 2001 from General Motors/Delphi where he had been the Chief Chemist for Saginaw Division and Superintendent of Engineering. Marsha graduated from Athens State University, Athens, Ala. with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. She retired from Carrollton OMNI school system, Carrollton, Mich. Their two daughters, Marnie E. Pigott and Krista L. Swiss both live in the Atlanta area. They have been blessed with one granddaughter, who is the light of their life. Marsha and David have a home at Torch Lake, Mich. and a home in Gulf Shores, Ala. They have many dear friends and fond memories of the years they spent in Decatur.

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Sunday 07/26/2015
Allyson Leigh Dalton and Jacob Dillon Johnson
Updated: July 26, 2015 - 7:01 am

Allyson Leigh Dalton and Jacob Dillon Johnson were married March 21, 2015 at 2:00 in the afternoon at Woodmont Baptist Church, East Campus, Florence, with Rev. Chad Hess and Pastor Gabe Ross officiating. A reception followed at the church.

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Caroline Elizabeth Gates and Colin Wheeler McMurry
Updated: July 26, 2015 - 7:01 am

Caroline Elizabeth Gates and Colin Wheeler McMurry were married May 9, 2015 at 6:00 in the evening in a beautiful traditional ceremony held at First United Methodist Church of Athens with the Honorable James Wright Woodroof, IV officiating. The reception followed at the Limestone County Event Center.

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Sunday 07/19/2015
Golden Anniversary
Updated: July 19, 2015 - 7:01 am

Houston Wayne Harris and Carol Sue Harris of Decatur will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary July 25, 2015. The couple was married July 25, 1965 in Lamberville, Mich. Their children are hosting a special dinner in their honor, to be followed by a trip to Alaska.

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Sunday 07/05/2015
Golden Anniversary
Updated: July 05, 2015 - 7:01 am

Jackie and Marie Collum of Cherokee, Ala. celebrated 50 years of marriage on June 18, 2015. Their children hosted a reception at the Lion's Den with friends and family.

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Sunday 06/28/2015
Golden Anniversary
Updated: June 28, 2015 - 7:01 am

Jackie Lane Greenhaw and Helen Miller Greenhaw of Athens celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 27, 2015. They were married on June 27, 1965 at the First Presbyterian Church of Athens in Limestone County.

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Golden Anniversary
Updated: June 28, 2015 - 7:01 am

David H. and Patsy Meadows Burcham, of Tuscumbia, were married June 26, 1965 at Calvary Baptist Church, Tuscumbia. The couple gathered with family Saturday, June 27, 2015 to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Celebrating with them were their brothers Roger Burcham and wife Dot, Larry Meadows, Sammy Meadows and wife Judy, the couple's oldest son, Matt Burcham, of Muscle Shoals, and wife Stacie and grandchildren, Lauren and Todd. The couple's youngest son, Jon Burcham, wife Stephanie, and grandson Jackson reside in Lakeland, Florida. The couple attend First United Methodist Church, Tuscumbia.

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Tuesday 06/16/2015
Bobby Mize and Peggy Hollis Mize
Posted: June 16, 2015

Bobby Mize and Peggy Hollis Mize of Moulton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 30, 2015. They were married on April 30, 1965 at Harmony Baptist Church in Lawrence County, Ala.

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Sunday 05/10/2015
Golden Anniversary
Posted: May 10, 2015

Johnn W. Malone and Mary Pierce Malone of Somerville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary January 30, 2015 with a party on the 31st. Family and friends honored the couple and their daughter, Lisa, in the ballroom of Libbie’s on the Mountain.

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Sunday 04/19/2015
70th Wedding Anniversary
Updated: April 19, 2015 - 7:01 am

Edsel Hardin and Earlene Shelton Hardin were married April 13, 1945 in Moulton, Ala. On April 12, 2015 a reception was held in honor of their 70th wedding anniversary at Austinville United Methodist Church in Decatur, hosted by their family.

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Friday 04/10/2015
50th Anniversary
Posted: April 10, 2015

Jerry and Patsy Bottom of Decatur celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 10th. A reception will be held today, April 12, 2015, at 2:00 in the afternoon at Parkview Baptist Church, hosted by their family.

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Tuesday 04/01/2014
Blake Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:15 pm

Bernard and Jane Blake of Decatur were married in 1949 in Georgiana, Ala. and celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary March 26. Both are graduates of Auburn University where they met while serving as President of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and President of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. Bernard retired from NASA as Chief, Components Instrumentation Branch and Jane is a homemaker and volunteer. The couple has three children, Paul Blake of Huntsville, Patty Hill of Hartselle, and Steve (Claudia) Blake of Decatur. They also have three grandchildren.

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Sunday 03/30/2014
60th anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Douglas "Bud" and Betty Lucas, formerly of Hartselle, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday. They were married in 1965 in Lake Orion, Mich. Their children are Debby Molyneux (Jim), of Flushing, Mich., Theresa Comstock (Brian) of Waterford, Mich., and Donna Carnell (Jim) and Mark Lucas, of Hartselle. They have 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. They currently live in Grand Blanc, Mich.

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Sunday 03/09/2014
Ray 40th Anniversary
Posted: March 09, 2014

Dwight (DA) Ray and June Robinson Ray are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today. The couple were married March 9, 1974 in Anderson, Ind. Mrs. Ray is a homemaker and Mr. Ray is retired from General Motors. They were treated by their daughters to a dinner and cruise on the Pickwick Belle to celebrate the occasion.

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Sunday 02/16/2014
70th anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:15 pm

Jerald and Winnie Reed, of Decatur, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Feb. 6. They were married in 1944 in El Dorado, Kan. The couple has five children: Judith Beeck, of Decatur; Bruce (Joan) Reed, of Edinburg, Texas; Nancy Klar, of Huntsville; Susan (Dave) Letourneau, of Lumberton, Texas; and David (Laura Hansen) Reed, of Bellevue, Neb. They also have nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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Friday 01/17/2014
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Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:15 pm

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Friday 01/03/2014
Golden Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:15 pm

Myles and Lila Spurlock celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary December 21, 2013 with a celebration at Quail Creek Resort. Alwina Moricle prepared the meal with the help of Madhav Batta and Nivada Spurlock. Eighty friends and family enjoyed dinner and shared memories of Myles and Lila's marriage.

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Golden Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:15 pm

Larry and Linda McDearmond celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a seven day cruise to Alaska, which included a three day tour from Whittier to Denali by train, then from Denali to Anchorage by motorcoach.

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Sunday 10/13/2013
60th anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:15 pm

Raymond and Elsie Ellen, of Mt. Hope, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday. They were married in 1953 in Iuka, Miss.

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Sunday 08/25/2013
Congratulations
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:15 pm

Wm. Lee Dennis, Sr. "Bill" and Bettye Dennis of Decatur celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary August 22, 2013. A special celebration was held Saturday, August 24 at The Albany Bistro, hosted by their children.

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Sunday 08/18/2013
70th anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

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Thursday 08/08/2013
Golden Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

The children of Louis and Judy Little of Decatur invited family and friends to join them at Parkview Baptist Church to celebrate their parents' 50th wedding anniversary.

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Sunday 07/28/2013
60th wedding anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Mervin and Bernice Owens, of Decatur, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary July 14. They are both natives of Lawrence County. Their children are Becky Thomas, Bridget Easterly and Denise Rose.

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Sunday 07/14/2013
Wedding Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

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Sunday 07/07/2013
Golden Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Diana and James "Sky" King were married June 15, 1963 in Chicago, Ill. The couple celebrated their special day with family and friends on June 15 at the Moulton Recreation Center.

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Golden Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Harold and Paula Gorham celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 8, 2013. They were married June 8, 1963 at Center Hill Baptist Church in Hanceville, Ala.

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Sunday 06/16/2013
Parham, House
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Steve and Bonnie Parham of Nashville, Tenn. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Elizabeth Parham, to Thomas Jeffery House, Jr., son of Tom and Debbie House of Decatur.

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Arnold
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Rochelle Arnold, Jr. and the former Emma Catherine Chambers were married May 6, 1963 in Shelbyville, Ky. The late Rev. James R. Chambers, Emma's father, performed the marriage ceremony. Her mother is the late Genevieve Brown Chambers. The parents of Rochelle, Jr. are the late Rochelle Arnold, Sr. and the late Lizzie Kirkins Arnold of Birmingham.

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Sunday 06/02/2013
50th Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Harold and Martha Humphrey, of Hartselle, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at a celebration June 9 for friends and family. They were married in Falkville on June 7, 1963.

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Sunday 05/26/2013
Miller
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Curtis Miller and Elizabeth French were married on the afternoon of May 25, 1963. The blessed occasion took place at the home of Mrs. Julia Martin, Elizabeth's aunt.

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Sunday 05/12/2013
Webb
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Golden Annivesary

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Sunday 04/28/2013
50th Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

J.C. and Joyce Jenkins, of Decatur, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise to Cozumel, Mexico, in January. They were married in Marion, Ark., in March 1963.

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Sunday 03/31/2013
50th Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Franklin and Flora Morris of Hartselle celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 30, 2013.

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Sunday 03/24/2013
Netherton
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Jerry and Gloria Netherton were married 50 years February 22, 2013. They were honored on February 23 with a party at Point Mallard Estates Clubhouse, hosted by their children.

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Sunday 03/03/2013
60th Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Bobby and Alline Clark of Danville recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married March 1, 1953 in Iuka, Miss.

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Sunday 02/24/2013
65th Wedding Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

R.T. (Dick) and Ann Branum of Trinity celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Thursday. They were married Feb. 21, 1948, at the Central Baptist Church parsonage in Decatur by the Rev. Paul Roberts. The couple has three children: Suzanne Nickelson, Dicky Branum and Paul Branum. They also have nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

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Sunday 02/17/2013
50th Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Billy and Betty Jones of Decatur celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary February 14, 2013.

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Sunday 01/13/2013
60th anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Roy and Eileen Flynn of Decatur celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday. They were married in 1953 at Vincent dePaul Church in London. Their children are Nina Marks (husband Mike), David Flynn, Annette Ashworth, Pam Rohlke (husband Adam) and Sandy Flynn. They have five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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Sunday 12/23/2012
Paul & Brenda Cagle
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

50th Anniversary

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Sunday 09/30/2012
Golden Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Vaughn celebrated their golden anniversary this year. Fifty years ago, Lamar and Charlene were married at Brookhaven Baptist Church in Decatur, Ala., on September 1, 1962. Lamar is from Dothan, Ala. and his parents were Mr. and Mrs. Jake S. Vaughn. Charlene is a native of Decatur and the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Callaway, Sr. She was a 1960 graduate of Decatur High School. The couple met while they were pharmacy students at Howard College (now Samford University) in Birmingham. They have lived in Geneva, Ala. since 1965 where they are active members of First Baptist Church and the community of Geneva. Both are registered pharmacists. Now retired, the couple enjoys traveling and spending time with their family.

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Sunday 09/02/2012
Murphy
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

John and Carol Irle of Decatur are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Grace Irle, to Taylor Beasley, son of Carl and Debbie Beasley of Wetumpka.

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Smith
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Rev. and Mrs. Charles W. Smith (Sandra) will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this month with various engagements and activities. As high school sweethearts, they were married September 8, 1962. Upon graduating from seminary, they began a lifelong legacy of touching lives through ministry. In fact, they are actually better known as Bro. Charles and Sandra.

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60th wedding anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Harold and Virginia Callahan of Hartselle celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday. They were married Aug. 30, 1952. Their children hosted an anniversary celebration Aug. 19 at Serenity Baptist Church in Hartselle. The couple has three children: Jerry (Debbie) Callahan and Charles (Vanessa) Callahan, both of Hartselle, and Kathy Speegle, of Somerville. They also have five grandchildren.

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Sunday 08/19/2012
Golden Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

James Marion Brock and Maudie Russell Brock of Hartselle celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary August 17th.

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Sunday 07/29/2012
Golden Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Jessie and Margaret Jackson of Decatur celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 28, 2012.

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Sunday 06/24/2012
55th Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

George Thomas Corum, Jr. and Mary Jane O'Conner Corum celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary June 22, 2012. Mr. Corum is a retired con-tractor and AGAPE counselor, and Mrs. Corum is retired from Athens State University, where she was a professor of Psychology.

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Sunday 06/10/2012
50th Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Jerry and Betty Gatlin will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary June 16, 2012.

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Sunday 06/03/2012
50th Anniversary
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:17 pm

Robert W. and Marianne McNeal recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on June 2, 1962 in New York.

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