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Bob and Lenora Porter to observe 50th wedding anniversary

Porter: Robert (Bob) and Lenora Gay Porter met in Salina, Kan., in 1961 and their courtship began soon after. Robert enlisted in the United States Army in January 1964, and after basic training was stationed at Ft. Gordon, Ga. Lenora’s parents drove her to Georgia so they could be married and begin their journey through life together.

Donald and Joanne Borland to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Borland: STAR CITY — Rev. Donald and Joanne (Harris) Borland will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception and program hosted by their children on June 14, 2014, at 2 p.m., at the Star City Civic Center in Star City, Ark. All friends and family are invited to attend. No gifts, please, only your presence, but if you have a favorite picture of or story about the couple, please bring that to share.

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.

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.

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.

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.