James and Mary Tester, 131 Taylor Road, Jonesborough, will celebrate their 53rd wedding anniversary Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at a family reception at the home of their son.
The couple were married on July 30, 1960, at the bride’s father’s home in Piney Flats by the Rev. James Clark.
Mr. and Mrs. Tester attend Apostolic Christian Church, Johnson City.
The couple have two children, James R. Tester Jr. of Jonesborough, and Sarah Tester of Gray; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.