Carroll and Alice Shell celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary on Thursday, July 26, 2012.
They were married July 26, 1961, in Hampton by the late Rev. Guy Foster.
Carroll is retired from Tennessee Eastman Chemical Company and Alice is employed by Dr. Aly Bassal.
They are the parents of two daughters, Maria Deloach and Jeannie Shell Oatman. They have three grandchildren, Garrett and Alyson Deloach and Sophia Oatman.