J.D. and Gail Feathers, 156 Onion Lane, Johnson City, celebrated their 50th anniversary Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at a reception from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hawthorne Church of the Brethren.
The couple were married on Aug. 9, 1963, in Asheville, N.C., by Justice of the Peace Helen Lance.
Mr. Feathers is a farmer.
Mrs. Feathers is the former Gail Deane Ford. She is retired from the Sullivan County Department of Education, Weaver Elementary, as a teacher.
The couple have one child, Ruth Swonger of Johnson City, and two grandchildren.