Jim and Carolyn Rogers will celebrate their 53rd wedding anniversary Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011.
The couple were married on Oct. 13, 1958, in Gray by the Rev. Mack Hilton.
Mr. Rogers retired from Holston Defense.
Mrs. Rogers is the former Carolyn Waddell. She is a homemaker.
The couple have three children, Patricia Segrest, Debbie Rogers and Jimmy Rogers; and one grandchild, Cody Segrest.