Mr. and Mrs. Burl S. Mast, 1721 Sciota Road, Elizabethton, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, with a trip to Cherokee, N.C., from Sept. 29-Oct. 3.
The couple were married on Sept. 30, 1958, in Elizabethton, by The Rev. Lloyd.
Mr. Mast retired from the military, after serving from 1955-75; and retired from the State of Tennessee in 1992.
Mrs. Mast is the former Wilma Jean Lyons. She is a retired certified nurse assistant.
The couple have two children, Burl S. Mast Jr. and wife Lisa of Madison, Wis., and Connie M. Adkins and husband Ronnie of Elizabethton; and four grandchildren.
The couple request no gifts.