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Leonard and Ethel Higgins celebrate 50 years of marriage

Higgins Leonard Higgins and Ethel Trice Higgins recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple celebrated their 50th anniversary in the 50th state, Hawaii. The couple was married Aug. 28, 1963. They are the parents of Darryl L. Higgins and Kevin L. Higgins, both of Pine Bluff. They have 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The anniversary dinner at their home on Sept. 2 had about 40 guests.

Earl and Ruth Graham celebrate 66th wedding anniversary

Graham Earl and Ruth Graham of Pine Bluff recently celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary. The Grahams were married in Fort Worth on Aug. 29, 1947, and moved to Pine Bluff in 1957. They are the parents of Bobby (Lydia) Graham of Corpus Christi, Texas, Denise (Jimmy) Grace of Pine Bluff, Dalene Graham of Hot Springs, Zack (Rhonda) Graham of Royal and the late Beverly Ray of El Dorado. Mr. and Mrs. Graham have eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Creed and Irma Nix celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Nix Mr. and Mrs. Creed C. Nix Jr. of Watson Chapel celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family recently at their home, hosted by daughters, Carol Moore of Pine Bluff and Cheryl Layson of Little Rock. They are also the parents of another daughter, the late Sheila Smith. Mr. Nix married the former Irma Jean Vanlandingham of Sheridan Aug. 17, 1952. Mr. Nix worked at the Pine Bluff Arsenal, retiring from International Paper Co. Mrs. Nix is a homemaker. They are the grandparents of eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Lee Andrew and Lueretha Mixon celebrate 50 years of marriage

Mixon Lee Andrew and Lueretha Mixon of Pine Bluff were married Aug. 9, 1962. They will celebrate 50 years of love Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at 4 p.m., at First Trinity Church of God in Christ, hosted by their children, Terry J. Rowden, Katherine Candler, Deborah Thomas, Shirley Higgins and Karen Rodgers. Lueretha Tinsley Mixon retired from Trinity Village Retirement Home after 33 years of service. Lee Andrew Mixon Jr. retired after over 40 years of truck driving. Friends and family are invited. No gifts requested.

Edwin and Mary Doggett celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Doggett WHITE HALL — Edwin and Mary Doggett of White Hall celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married July 14, 1962, at Hermitage Methodist Church. She is the former Mary Brooks and is a retired teacher. Ed is retired from Tom Fitts Inc. They are the parents of David Doggett of White Hall, John Doggett of Benton, and Doug Doggett of Jonesboro. The couple have seven grandchildren.

Donnie and Beverly Crossett celebrate 60 years of marriage

Crossett Donnie and Beverly Crossett will celebrate their 60th anniversary Aug. 2. They were married at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church. They are the parents of Jane Crossett Bruns, the late Scott Crossett and the late Harry Crossett. There will be an open house Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Crossett home on Lowman Road. This will be hosted by Jane and her husband, Jeff Bruns, and their grandchildren, Scott, Kathryn and Robert Bruns, Rebecca Stubblefield, Sarah and Elizabeth Crossett. Friends and family are invited to drop by from 2-4 p.m. No gifts please.

Gerald and Sue Minton to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Minton Gerald and Sue (Hollis) Minton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 14, 2012. Gerald and Sue were married on July 14, 1962, at Dew Drop United Pentecostal Church in Pine Bluff. After 20 years, Sue retired from working at NCTR in September 2010. Gerald was in the military from 1966-1968. He retired in 2004 from his construction and roofing business. Gerald and Sue were blessed with one son, Tim; a daughter-in-law, Stephanie; and two wonderful grandsons, Clayton and Jayce. The celebration will be at White Hall United Pentecostal Church, 7745 Sheridan Road, White Hall, in the Family Life Center, from 2-4 p.m. The couple requests no gifts. Your presence is our gift.

Julius and Mildred Carter celebrate 50 years of marriage

Carter DUMAS — Julius and Mildred Logan Carter of Dumas will observe their 50th wedding anniversary today. They were married July 8, 1962, at Pine Bluff. Julius pastors Calvary Baptist Church at Dumas. They have three sons, Paul of Frierson, La., David of Dumas and Steven of Benton; and nine grandchildren. The family will celebrate at a restaurant on a later date.