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Strouds celebrate 50th anniversary

John and Martha Stroud will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary at a reception hosted by their children at Greenlee Baptist Church on Sunday, January 17th from 2PM to 4PM. They were married on January 15, 1966, in Texarkana, Texas. They are the parents of 3 sons and have 6 grandchildren. Friends and family are invited to join us as we celebrate this special occasion. No Gifts Please.

Millers celebrate 55 years on Christmas Day

Joe and Juanita Miller, pastors of Share-A-Prayer and Word Church in Pine Bluff celebrated 55 years of blissful marriage on Christmas Day. The couple made their first acquaintance in the classroom at Tucker Elementary School. What started as a fourth-grade, blackboard competition — boys on one side, girls the other — led to over five decades of working together on the same team.

McCoys celebrate 50th anniversary

Congratulations to James and Cathy McCoy on 50 years of Marriage! Mark (Tricia) and Angie are pleased to announce the 50th wedding anniversary of our parents, James and Cathy McCoy. Along with their five grandchildren, please bless our parents with good cheer and prayers this December 17th as we celebrate their love and life together at a private family dinner. (Special to The Commercial)

50th Anniversary

James and Sherry Laminack celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on December 4, 2015. The Laminacks were married at Woodberry Baptist Church in Hampton, Arkansas on December 4, 1965. They currently reside in Greenwood, Arkansas. They celebrated their anniversary during a trip to Branson with their daughter, son-in-law, and two grandchildren. (Special to The Commercial)

Michaels celebrate 60th anniversary

Patricia J. and David R. Michael, Sr., of Pine Bluff celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary with a family celebration dinner at the Pine Bluff Country Club. The event was hosted by their children, Sandy Bitely of Pine Bluff, Jamie Murphy and David R. Michael Jr., both of Little Rock.

Greens to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Raymond and Juanita Green of Star City will celebrate their 60th Wedding Anniversary on August 8th, 2015 from 2-4 p.m. This will be held in the Family Life Center of South Side Missionary Baptist Church, 905 South Lincoln, Star City. All friends and family are invited. No gifts please. Cards are welcomed.

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.

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.

Glenn and Betty Babby celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Babb Glenn and Betty Babb were married Aug. 18, 1963, in Camden. They recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a beach side dinner hosted by their children and grandchildren during a family gathering in Panama City Beach, Fla. They are the parents of LaNelle Mitchell of Sheridan and Jim Babb of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Their grandchildren are Lauren Mitchell and Logan Mitchell of Sheridan. Glenn and Betty are both retired from Pine Bluff School District.