James “Jim” Edgar and Ruth Reed will celebrate their 65th anniversary Tuesday, July 23, 2013, with family at the home of Carol and Gary Church.
The couple were married on July 23, 1948, in Jonesborough.
Mr. Reed retired from Raytheon after 37 years of service as a foreman in the maintenance and metrology lab.
Mrs. Reed worked as a secretary.
The couple have two children, Carol Church and husband Gary and Debi Church and husband Skip; three grandchildren, Leslie Church, Tiffany Cook and Haley Lingerfelt; two great-granddaughters, Cassidy Church and Dani Lingerfelt; and one step great-granddaughter, Katelynn Lingerfelt.