Charles and Grace Dempsey, 600 Williams Lane, Butler, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011.
The couple were married on Nov. 20, 1951, in Johnson City by the Rev. J. Bishop.
Mr. Dempsey served two years in the Navy and is retired from the Social Security Administration, where he worked for 31 years.
Mrs. Dempsey is the former Grace Elizabeth Love. She is a homemaker and an accomplished artist.
The couple have two children, Dru Dempsey and husband Michael J. Ackroyd of Knoxville, and Gregg Dempsey and wife Sharron of Kinston, N.C.; three grandchildren, Cheryl Hederstrom, Jonathan Sykes and Leslie Dempsey; and four great-grandchildren, Paul, Grace, Hanna and Olivia Hederstrom.