Robert “Bob” and Ethel Garrity will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, at a reception from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The AmericInn in Jonesborough, hosted by Misty Turnbull and April Edwards, two of Mr. Garrity’s former students.
They will also celebrate by renewing their vows on a Princess Cruise.
The couple were married on Nov. 4, 1961, in Lebanon, N.H.
They both retired from East Tennessee State University.
The couple have no children.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts; however, contributions may be made to The Crumley House Brain Injury Rehab Center, 300 Urbana Road, Limestone, TN 37681; or Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee, P.O. Box 3327, Johnson City, TN 37602.