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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.

Bakers celebrated during milestone

In our family we never agree on anything, which is a good thing; it makes life rich and diverse. However, today we break from that tradition. Today, I am allowed to speak for us all, in one voice. Today we recognize your 50 loving years of marriage. We say loving because we, “your seed,” have shared in that love.

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.

Howard and Marilyn Owen celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Owen Howard and Marilyn Owen of Pine Bluff recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple enjoyed a weekend of celebration on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The event was attended by close friends and hosted by their children, Richard of Minneapolis, Minn., and Tana of Ocean Springs, Miss. Marilyn is the daughter of the late Paul and Edna Holder. Howard is the son of the late Herman and Evelyn Owen. They met by chance while each was vacationing in New Orleans, La., with their own friends. They were married on Feb. 17, 1962, in West Frankfort, Ill. Howard worked for the Cotton Belt Railroad until his retirement. For many years, Howard was very involved with the Pine Bluff Boys Club, coaching the Blue Jays football and basketball teams. Marilyn is retired from the Pine Bluff school system. They are both active members at Olive Branch Missionary Baptist Church.