James Edgar and Elsie (Fields) Alley of Church Hill, Tenn., will celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary with a reception to be held in their honor Dec. 22, 2013, at Golden Corral.
The event is being hosted by their family.
The couple was married Dec. 19, 1941.
They are parents of Ronald Alley and wife Carol of Surgoinsville, and Linda Bruner and husband J.T. of Church Hill. They are the grandparents of Tonya Overbay, Julie Hensley and Kishon Agee. They are the great-grandparents of Kara Gillis, Cailyn Gillis, Lauren Hamm, Griffin Hensley and Dalen Hensley.
Mr. Alley retired from Tennessee Eastman Company after 40 years of service. He loves to work in his basement.
Mrs. Alley is a housewife and makes mats out of plastic bags for the homeless.