Judy and Arvel Livingston celebrated 50 years of marriage on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.
They were married by Pastor Bewley in 1964 at Valley Forge Church of God, where they are still devout members.
They have three children, Sherry Shepherd, Lisa Reece and Chad Livingston, all residing in Elizabethton.
They have five grandchildren, Laura Tipton, Judi Reece, the late Travis “Trey” Tipton, Jared Reece and Jaydon Livinston, and two great-grandsons, Hayden Pickens and Tyler Ward.
Judy and Arvel celebrated their anniversary with a trip to Dillsboro, N.C., with their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.