Buckles anniversary 10-9

Doris and George Buckles

George and Doris Buckles

George and Doris Rigdon Buckles of White Mills will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday.

They were married Oct. 15, 1971, by the Rev. Lewis Duvall at White Mills Baptist Church, where they still are members.

Mr. Buckles works at PriceLess Foods. His wife is retired.

The couple has three four children, Lilia Hawkins of Blythe, California, Mike Hawkins of White Mills, Bruce Hawkins of Hazard and Chris Hawkins of Cecilia, and nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.