Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Hodge of Elizabethton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, December 30, 2011.
Mrs. Hodge is the former Virginia “Jenny” Hodge.
They were married December 30, 1961, at Hunter First Baptist Church by Rev. James Allen.
The couple are the parents of three children, David Hodge of Dallas, Texas, Russell Hodge and Mitzi Merritt of Elizabethton.
They have two grandchildren, Michael and Emily Hodge, and one great-grandchild, Madison Hodge.
Mr. Hodge is a semi-retired barber at Wilson’s Barber Shop in Elizabethton.
The couple were honored with a party given by their children at Hunter First Baptist Christian Life Center.