W.T. And Jerry Gregory celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 12, 2011. They were married Sept. 12, 1961 at the Church of Christ in Waxahachie, Texas by their friend Rev. John L. Craig.
They settled in the Dallas/Fort Worth area where W.T. finished college at the University of Texas at Arlington and was employed by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for 36 years before his retirement. Jerry worked at home raising the children. W.T., Jerry and the children moved back to Mildred, Texas on the family home place in 1983 where she raised registered Polled Hereford cattle and W.T. continued his work in Dallas until his retirement in 1998. They now spend their time traveling in their motor home with church camping groups and enjoying their grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
They have a son William “Bill” Gregory of Corsicana and wife Barbara Ann, daughter Kim Gregory Steele of Andrews, Texas and husband Dale, and son Ray Adams of Midlothian, Texas and wife Tonya. They have seven grandchildren; Ashley and Joey Taylor of Tyler, Allison and Derrick Wilbanks of Brownsboro, Airman Matthew Steele of San Antonio, Kaitlin Steele of Andrews, Austin Adams of Midlothian, Jess Ann Parsons of Austin, and Graham Coker of Mildred, and great-grandchildren Brian Colston of Tyler and Seth Wilbanks of Brownsboro.
A reception celebrating their 50 years of marriage will be given by their children the latter part of October.
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Brown 75th Anniversary
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Brandon 50th Anniversary
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Summers 65th Anniversary
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Jenkins 61st Anniversary
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Reynolds 50th Anniversary
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Meredith 65th Anniversary
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Graves 50th Anniversary
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Benton 35th Anniversary
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