Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gene Church, 505 Bryant Ave., Elizabethton. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012.
They were married Sept. 7, 1962 at Stoney Creek Baptist Church, Elizabethton, by Rev. Ed Burnett.
Mrs. Church is the former Patricia L. Bowery.
The couple are the parents of a son, Dr. Gregory Church, and wife, Dr. Celeste Church, 10 Crestview Court, Brownwood, Texas.
They have two grandchildren, Sarah and Becca.
The Churches are still members of Stoney Creek Baptist Church, where Gene has served for many years as Director of Music.