Sharps celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

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Gary and Ruth Craig Sharp will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception in their honor given by their children and grandchildren from 3 to 5 p.m., July 24, 2011, in the atrium of Severns Valley Baptist Church.


They were married in Whitley County at the home of the bride on July 21, 1961, and have lived in Elizabethtown for 25 years.

The Rev. Sharp has been pastor or interim pastor of several churches including Berean and Heavenbound where he now serves. He has worked as a Hospice Chaplain and recently retired from the Kentucky Department of Families and Children.

Mrs. Sharp is a retired teacher.

They have two children, Linne’a Smith and Stuart Sharp; and five grandchildren.

All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

The couple request no gifts.