Jerry and Gail Lawson of Kingsport will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open reception to be held in their honor from 2 to 4 p.m., Aug. 10, 2014, at Kingsley United Methodist Church.
The event is being hosted by their daughters.
The couple was married July 10, 1964, at Kingsley United Methodist Church.
They are the parents of Evelyn and Paul Pendleton of Bristol, Tenn.; Sarah and Robert Enkema of Kingsport; Kathy and Craig Needham of Kingsport, and Amy and Scott Pratt of Kingsport. They have nine grandchildren.
Jerry retired from Eastman Chemical Co. and is currently employed at Day & Zimmerman. Gail retired from Kingsport City Schools.
The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.