Mr. and Mrs. Garland
Cecil and Charlsie Jean Garland, 165 Austin Springs Road, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, from 12:30-3 p.m. at the Gump Building, Rotary Park.
The couple were married on Aug. 31, 1951, in Westminster, Md., by Rev. Eugene C. Woodward.
Mr. Garland is a retired minister.
Mrs. Garland is the former Charlsie J. Ayers. She is a homemaker.
The couple have two children, Larry Garland and wife Diana, Piney Flats, and Johnny Garland and wife Stephanie, Gray; four grandchildren, Jennifer Johnson, Kimberly Ledford, Mikell Garland, Dewey Jacob Garland; and one great-grandchild, Robert Johnson.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Dutka
Leon and Gerri Dutka, Matson Road, Jonesborough, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, on a transatlantic cruise to England and Germany aboard the Queen Mary 2.
The couple were married on Aug. 19, 1961, at Oak Grove Christian Church in Beckley, W.Va.
The couple have served in various Christian ministries.
The couple have four daughters and four grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Jones
Mr. and Mrs. Keith S. Jones, 613 Foxx St., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 28-30, 2011, at Eagles Ridge Resort, Pigeon Forge.
The couple were married on Aug. 19, 1961, at East Park United Methodist Church, by the Rev. Joseph Adams.
Mr. Jones retired from Free Service Tire Co. after 40 years of service as commercial operations manager, and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, from 1966-68, as a combat medic.
Mrs. Jones is the former Jean Linville. She is a homemaker.
The couple have three children, Angie Ball of Chuckey, Vikki Jones of Johnson City and Keith Jones Jr. of Jefferson City; and five grandchildren.
Announcement is made of the engagement of Jessica Leigh Humphreys and Keith James Smith.
The bride-elect is a daughter of Joey and Penny Humphreys, 3705 E. Mountain View Road; and Angela Humphreys, Gray. She is a 2005 graduate of Daniel Boone High School.
She is a granddaughter of Keeva Ann and David Humphreys, Johnson City; Joan Davis, Jonesborough; the late Stewart Davis; and the late Sharon Roberts.
Her fiancé is a son of Elizabeth and Craig Treadway, 1857 Highway 81 S., Jonesborough; and James Smith, Johnson City. He is a 2005 graduate of David Crockett High School.
He is a grandson of the late Patricia and Jim Smith, Johnson City; Ruth Greer, Johnson City; Gene and Faye Treadway, Jonesborough; and Jane and Ken Oaks, Jonesborough.
The couple plan a private wedding for 6 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren, Jonesborough.
Mr. and Mrs. Littleton
Mr. and Mrs. Carol Gene Littleton, 155 Littleton Road, Jonesborough, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011.
The couple were married on Aug. 16, 1961, at the home of the Rev. John Moody in the Oak Hill Community, Jonesborough.
Mr. Littleton is employed by Washington County School System.
Mrs. Littleton is the former Helen Jean Street. She is a former employee of Johnson City Medical Center and McLeod Cancer & Blood Center of East Tennessee.
The couple have four children, Patrick Littleton, Johnson City; Jamie Littleton and wife Sheila of Jonesborough; Darren Littleton and wife Michelle of Jonesborough; and Karen Hampton and husband Doug of Jones-borough. They have eight grandchildren.