Mr. and Mrs. William Spencer Pickel, 336 North Road, Johnson City, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, with a family dinner.
The couple were married on Sept. 4, 1948, in Johnson City by the Rev. Harry Barnett.
Mr. Pickel was self-employed for 30-plus years and later retired from Tennessee Department of Transportation as a mechanic.
Mrs. Pickel is the former Emma Cordelia Linker. She retired from the city of Johnson City.
The couple have two children, Janet Pickel of Johnson City, and Pat Donaldson and husband Dan of Greeneville; and two grandchildren, Heather and Rachel Donaldson.