T. J. and Grace Kemp of Gainesville celebrated their 25th anniversary on May 17, 2010. The couple celebrated with a renewals of their vows at Chicopee Baptist Church in Gainesville with son-in-law the Rev. Douglas Collins and the Rev. Phil Carpenter officiating. A reception was given by their daughters Jeanene Escover and Lisa Collins and their families at Chicopee Baptist Church in Gainesville following the ceremony. The couple took a cruise to the Panama Canal.
The couple have two children and four grandchildren.