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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.

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.

Benny and Billie Wilson to celebrate 60th anniversary

Wilson The 60th anniversary celebration for Benny Jack and Billie Sue Wilson will be held on July 21 from 2-4 p.m. at Good-Faith Carr United Methodist Church. They were married July 18, 1952, at Natchez, Miss. Family and friends are welcome to the reception, hosted by their children, Rick (Cam) Wilson and Darlene (Mike) Stephenson, both of Monticello, Steve (Sheila) Wilson of Mansfield, La., and Jackie (Mark) Garner of Grapevine; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandsons.

Homer and Lela Reed to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Reed WOODLAWN — Homer Allen and Lela (Case) Reed will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 8. A reception will be held Sunday, July 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Center Baptist Church. The reception will be hosted by their children, Greg and Cindy Reed and Tracy Reed and grandchildren. Friends and relatives are invited. The couple requests no gifts, please.

Terry and Nicole Brown to renew wedding vows

Brown In celebration of 10 years of marriage, Terry and Nicole Brown will host a renewal of wedding vows ceremony at 3 p.m. Saturday at Newbirth Baptist Church, 401 E. Fifth Ave. The couple was married May 3, 2002, at Pine Bluff, and has three children. Nicole is the daughter of Floyd and Marilyn Crater, and Freddie Hunter, all of Altheimer. Her grandparents are Leorn and Berlene Alexander, and Dorothy Hunter, all of Altheimer. She is a graduate of Altheimer High School and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a bachelor of arts degree in English. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Nicole is currently employed as the Accent editor at the Pine Bluff Commercial. Terry is the son of the late Norphlett Terry Brown II and Vernastine Brown Henderson. His grandparents are Thelmon Williams of Altheimer and the late Helen Williams, and Freddie and Irene Lusk of Memphis. He is a graduate of Altheimer High School and attended Mid-Plains Community College at North Platte, Neb. He is the pastor of Newbirth Baptist Church and a student at Missionary Baptist Seminary at Little Rock. He is also employed by Evergreen Packaging. Friends and family are invited to attend the ceremony.