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Deskins 50th wedding anniversary

Published April 29th, 2010 4:20 pm

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth G. "Jerry" (Judith Wheeler) Deskins celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 30, 2010, with their children and grandchildren at the home of their daughter Leta Deskins' home in Cary, N.C.The couple was married April 30, 1960, at Gravely Road Baptist Church, with the Rev. J.C. Cartee officiating.They are the parents of Val M. Deskins of Fort Collins, Colo.; Leta L. Deskins of Cary, N.C., and Patrick R. Deskins of Gate City, Va.They are the grandparents of Lesley Duncan of Kingsport; Ryan Duncan of Cary; Kerianne Deskins of Kingsport; Keely Deskins of Gate City, and William Deskins of Gate City.Mr. Deskins is self-employed at Holston Insurance and Real Estate, Weber City, Va.Mrs. Deskins retired from Holston Valley Medical Center after 25 years of service as an X-ray technician and a registered nurse in the cardiac intensive care unit.