Marvin and Vera Mae Davis of Gainesville celebrated their 50th anniversary on July 4, 2007. A reception held in their honor at the Elks Club in Gainesville was given by their children Tina and Greg Hope, Jan and Kevin Pool, Gail and Wesley Wacaster and Leisha and Ray Grizzle, all of Gainesville, and their grandchildren Blake and Kim Wacaster of Hoschton and Dustin Wacaster and Jodie Wacaster, both of Gainesville. Caroline Clark assisted at the reception. A host of relatives and friends honored the couple with their attendance.
Rickey and Cathy Jarrells of Gainesville celebrated their 25th anniversary on Jan. 29, 2008.
James and Edith Joy of Gainesville celebrated their 65th anniversary on Jan. 30, 2008. A gathering of the couple's children celebrating this joyous occasion was held in their honor at the couple's home. A special wedding cake was made by AnnMarie Peck.The couple have 11 children, 32 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren.
Hubert and Leon Gibbs of Gainesville celebrated their 25th anniversary on Aug. 25, 2007. A renewal of vows followed by a reception in their honor was given by their daughters Michelle Campbell and Amanda Gibbs. They vacationed in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.