Hoyt and Lucille Brookshire of Gainesville celebrated their 60th anniversary on June 4, 2009. A luncheon was held in their honor and attended by their family. The couple and their family attended church and placed flowers in the sanctuary in celebration of their anniversary.
Ed and Bonnie Gabriel of Oakwood celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 29, 2009. The couple celebrated with a cruise trip to the Bahamas with their children Lynn and Bob Anderson and James and Deanna Gabriel.
Gene and Joy Cape of Gainesville celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 8, 2009. A family dinner held in their honor at Luna's in Gainesville was given by their family Ted, Karen and Daniela Cape; Jill, Bobby, Bailey and Kate Pless; Cliff, Sherry, Caroline and Victoria Cape; and Bart, Sarah, Cailee and Madalyn Cape.
Ronald and Dorothy Galloway of Gainesville celebrated their 60th anniversary on June 25, 2009. A party held in their honor at Chattahoochee River Club House for family and friends was given by their daughter Deborah Galloway, son David Galloway and JoAnne Sanders.
The Rev. Billy and Mrs. Marie Poole of Gainesville celebrated their 50th anniversary on March 29, 2009. A reception held in their honor at Timber Ridge Baptist Fellowship Hall was given by their children David and Robin Poole and Jamie and Amy Chosewood and their grandchildren.
Hugh Jr. and Ernestene Wiley of Lula celebrated their 50th anniversary on March 27, 2009. A cookout was held in their honor at the couple's home given by their son and daughter-in-law Kevin and Karen Wiley, son Greg Wiley and grandchildren Elisha Lee and Lacey Wiley. The couple have two children and two grandchildren.
Donald and Helen Clark of Gainesville celebrated their 50th anniversary on Jan. 22, 2009. A reception held in their honor at Jaemor Farms in Lula was given by their sons and daughter-in-laws Rodney and Susan Clark, Randy and Amy Clark and other family members.
Dr. and Mrs. Al Bennett of Flowery Branch celebrated their 25th anniversary on Feb. 5, 2009. A reception held in their honor at the Four Seasons Club House in Flowery Branch was given by their parents, sister and children.