They were married Oct. 20, 1962 at St. Jude Catholic Church in Chattanooga, Tenn., by Rev. Alber Siner.
Those in attendance at the celebration were their son Joe and his wife Shawna of Canton, and grandchildren Christie and Mitch Pollock of Cartersville, Teresa Byrne and Thomas Byrne of Rome and great-granddaugther Reese Duncan of Rome.
Others invited were grandchildren Bennie and Marie Chickering and their daughter Ellie, Stephen Woods and Sandra Partin. Unable to attend were the couple’s daughters Sarah and Jennifer who live out of town.