J.D. and Syble Brown of Dahlonega celebrated their 50th anniversary on Sept. 26, 2008. A reception held in their honor at Mount Gilead Fellowship Church was given by their children David and Fran Wasson, Randy and Jan Brown, Pat and Stevie Walden and Randall and Cindy Barnes and their grandchildren Brooke and Matt Smith, Josh and Megan Walden, Kayla Walden, Haileigh and Holden Brown and Carmen Wilkins.
Joseph Delbert and Kathleen Miller of Gainesville celebrated their 55th anniversary on July 18, 2008. A reception held in their honor at the home of Rodney and Louise Nix of Cleveland was given by the their nieces Louise Nix and Ronda Rich. Many friends and family members attended.
Glenn and Virginia Waldrip of Gainesville celebrated their 50th anniversary on July 18, 2008. The couple and their family celebrated with a trip to Pigeon Forge, Tenn. The couple have two daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Brian Young of Gainesville and Gina and Mike Cook of Roswell, and four grandchildren Hannah and Hunter Young and Cooper and Chandler Cook.
Ernest and Betty Gaddy of Lula celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 22, 2008. A reception held in their honor at Lula City Hall was given by their daughter Lori Lucius of Lula and Betty's sister Mary Ann Lee of Gainesville. Many family members and friends attended.
Philip and Ruby Cagle of Gainesville celebrated their 50th anniversary on Aug. 9, 2008. A reception held in their honor at Cornerstone Assembly of God in Flowery Branch was given by their son Randy and their grandchildren Andy and Brittany Cagle.
Gene and Sue Robinson of Gainesville celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 21, 2008. The couple celebrated with a week on North Captiva Island, Fla., with their sons and daughters-in-law Chris and Julie Robinson and Jeff and Patty Robinson and their grandchildren Rebecca, Tatum, Faith and Ethan Robinson.
Ellen Vandolah Head Waters and Douglas Clark Waters Sr. of Jefferson celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 14, 2008. A reception held in their honor at their daughter's home in Athens was hosted by their daughters Ellen Kimberly Waters and Jan Waters Goggans and family friend Sallie Ruth Duhling.