Kingsport Times News Monday, April 21, 2014

Wagner 50th anniversary

Published June 21st, 2013 11:03 am

Don and Jean (Mooney) Wagner celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family weekend trip to Gatlinburg, compliments of their children.

Don and Jean were married March 8, 1963, by the Rev. George Barrett Gilmer at Fairview Presbyterian Chapel, where they met as part of the youth group. They are members of Oak Grove Baptist Church, Mount Carmel.

They are the parents of Amy (Richard) McFarland, Becky Lilley, Cathy (B.J.) Bennett and Chastity Smiley. They have six grandchildren, Katie and David McFarland, Makenzie and Samantha Lilley, Andrew Wagner and Alicia Dockery.

Don is retired from Tennessee Eastman Co. and the Hawkins County Board of Education. Jean is employed at Wellmont Health System.

The couple would like to extend a special thank you to their Sunday School class and for all the prayers and well wishes they received.