George Ray and Clarice Ilene (Cox) Gibson of Kingsport, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at a reception held in their honor July 27, 2013, at MeadowView Conference Center and Convention Resort.
The event was hosted by their children.
The couple was married July 26, 1963, at State Line Baptist Church, with Dr. Tony Gonzalez officiating.
They are the parents of Kim Gibson Blessing and husband John Blessing of Kingsport, Katherine Gibson of Kingsport, and David Gibson and wife Christy Fox-Gibson of Kingsport. They are the grandparents of Sarah Elizabeth Blessing, Whitney Grace Blessing and Gracie Caroline Gibson.
Mr. Gibson retired from Eastman Chemical Co. He is employed as an LSE at Eastman Chemical Co. Mrs. Gibson retired from Sullivan County Schools (Kingsley School).