J.T. and Helen Hudgens Hopkins, of Morristown, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Dec. 23, 2018.
The couple were married in 1953 at Fernwood Baptist Church by Rev. Lester Greene.
They are the parents of four children, Carolyn (Rev. Don) Holt, Judy (Rev. Dennis) Alder, Loretta (Alan) Messer, and Rev. Phil (Emily) Hopkins. Their grandchildren are Charissa Holt Baskette, Nathan (Karen) Holt, Rev. Aaron (Chasa) Alder, Andrew Alder, Adam Alder, Leigha Messer, and Kaitlyn and Abbey Hopkins. Great-grandchildren are Allie and Kylie Alder, John Dean and Carianna Baskette, and Jacob and Caleb Holt.
J.T. and Helen are charter members of Sartain Springs Missionary Baptist Church, where they have served in various capacities for almost 50 years. They cherish their church family, as well as their family and friends.
Their family held a special celebration in their honor Dec. 25.