On July 4, Joe and Nola Smith will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on July 4, 1953 in Folkston. They lived in Waycross until 1973 when they built a home and moved to the Red Oak Community in Baxley.
The couple has two sons: Steve, and wife Donna, and Andy, and wife Carolyn. They have seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Their family will be honoring them with a small family gathering at their home. No formal reception is planned.