Jerry and Linda Blackmon Sr. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 29, 2011 with a small gathering held by their family at a local restaurant.
Jerry Blackmon Sr. and Linda Tanner were married July 29, 1961 at the Church of Christ in Corsicana with Claude Holcomb officiating. The couple, both from Navarro County, have spent the majority of their life together on the family farm in Pickett, Texas.
Jerry and Linda are both retired, but enjoy spending time at the Grave Creek Antique store on N. Beaton. Jerry has had numerous jobs through the years but mainly relied on barbering, having come from a long line of barbers. Linda retired from Liberty Mutual Insurance, but she too had worked various jobs over the years.
They enjoy spending time with their family and friends. Both love antiquing and playing dominoes. They plan to travel to the farthest parts of the United States.
The Blackmons have three children who are married and all live in Navarro County: Jerry and Rhonda Blackmon Jr., Kim and Sam Marshall Sr., Pamela and Randy Thomas. Their grandchildren are Sam and Nikki Marshall Jr., Jasper Marshall, Brittany and Dylon Blackmon, Zachary and Jacob Thomas.
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Brown 75th Anniversary
William and Loree Brown of Irene, Texas were high school sweethearts who married in 1938 in Hillsboro.
Brandon 50th Anniversary
A warm and heartfelt congratulations to Jerry and Delores Brandon who recently celebrated 50 years of wedded bliss on Oct. 26, 2013.
McManus 50th Anniversary
Billy and Linda McManus are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.
Summers 65th Anniversary
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Jenkins 61st Anniversary
Stringer Jenkins and Margaret Moore were married on Sept. 6, 1952.
Reynolds 50th Anniversary
Charles Reynolds and Dot (Dorothy Overton) met just after he completed his four-year stint in the U.S. Navy, and they were married Aug. 23, 1963, by the Rev. Jimmy Blankenship in Austin. They moved to the Mildred area in 1972.
Meredith 65th Anniversary
Jack and Wanda Meredith of Athens, formerly of Corsicana, recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary
Graves 50th Anniversary
Billy Wayne Graves and Brenda Alexander were married at First Baptist Church, Corsicana on Aug. 1, 1963. Both were born in Navarro county, and have lived in Corsicana and Roane all their married life.
Benton 35th Anniversary
Donnie and Kathy Benton will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary Aug. 12, 2013. Donnie and Kathy were married Aug. 12, 1978.
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