Drs. William Edward “Eddie” and Billye Joyce (Vance) Fine celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Doe River Gorge with family and friends from throughout the country in the summer of 2013.
Eddie is serving in his 55th year of ministry and is minister of Downtown Christian Church, Johnson City. He has served at Borderview Christian, Elizabethton; First Christian, Titusville, Fla.; and Central Christian, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Billye Joyce is in her 51st year in education, and is a professor in teacher education at Milligan College, where she has worked the past 11 years. She was a middle school teacher for 9 years and a principal for 31 years in Florida.
They are actively involved in the community.
The couple have one son, Jeremy Fine, Chicago, who is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the University of Notre Dame.