Mr. and Mrs. Robert Earl (Jane Garland) Jones will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 30, 2014, with their family.
They were high school sweethearts at Holston High School and were married June 30, 1954, at Summersville Baptist Church, with the Rev. Carroll Skeens officiating.
They are the parents of Nylene Jones, Robin Jones and husband Tim, Janelle Poore and husband Dave, and Sherri Jones. They have four grandchildren, Katie and Emily Jones, and Audrey and David Poore.
Mr. Jones retired from Holston Defense and is a farmer. Mrs. Jones is a homemaker.
They are active members of Emory United Methodist Church, Sullivan County Farm Bureau and Gideons International.