Hartsell and Edith Edwards, 104 Willshire Drive, Elizabethton, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at East River Park Christian Church, Elizabethton.
The couple were married on Dec. 25, 1953, at the residence of Mayfra and Leonard Barnett, Erwin, by the Rev. Richmond Barnett.
Mr. Edwards retired from Standard Coffee Service as vice president of sales. He is an active member of East River Park Christian Church.
Mrs. Edwards is the former Edith Wallin. She is a homemaker. She is active in East River Park Christian Church.
The couple have three children, Marcia Barton and husband Chet of Baton Rouge, La., Vince Edwards and wife Lili of Slidell, La., and L’Jon Papillon of Knoxville; five grandchildren, Damon Edwards and wife Jenn, Amye Edwards, Adrienne Barton, Garrett Barton and James Edwards; and two great-grandchildren, Brycen and Brynn Edwards.