Larry and Mitzi Hyder, Johnson City, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Sinking Creek Baptist Church.
The couple were married on Oct. 31, 1961, in Burnsville, N.C.
Mr. Hyder retired from Alemite and Raytheon.
Mrs. Hyder is the former Mitzi White. She is employed by Morrison’s Cafeteria in the doctors lounge at Johnson City Medical Center.
The couple have three children, Felisa Townsend and husband Jeff, Kim Williams, and Larry Joe Hyder and wife Renee; six grandchildren, Kari Townsend Masters, Brandon Townsend, Jared Williams, Elijah Hyder, Hannah Hyder, Ethan Hyder; and one great-grandchild, Colton Masters.
The celebration is open to family and friends.