Mr. and Mrs. John W. Townsend Jr. of Lenoir City, formerly of the Midway community in Roane County, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 17.
A reception in their honor will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 11 in Stone Crossing Subdivision Clubhouse on Hwy. 70, Lenoir City. All relatives and friends are invited to stop by at any time during the reception.
Townsend and the former Faye Branson were married on Dec. 17, 1950.
He is retired from Maremont Corp., and she is a nurse at Sweetwater Medical Clinic.