Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hughes, 132 Carson Drive, Johnson City, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012.
Mrs. Hughes is the former Sheila Henderson.
They were married Sept. 27, 1962 in Rockwood by Pastor Bobby Spann.
The couple are the parents of Joey (Donna) Hughes, Angie (Mitchell) Cornett and David Hughes, all of Johnson City, and Marti (Joel) Oliver, Elizabethton.
They have five grandchildren, Mitch, Zeke, Haley, JJ and Ashley, and four great-grandchildren, Carter, Gracie, Luke and Sophie.
The couple was given a reception Saturday, Sept. 29, at The River House hosted by their children and grandchildren.