Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Sanders will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary on Oct. 30, 2017.
They were married in 1948.
Bryan is retired from the US Post Office and Jean is a homemaker. They have three children, Connie (Mike) Ailey of Morristown; Tina (Dennis) Tarlton of Forest City, North Carolina; and Scott (Sarah) Sanders of Powell, Ohio.
They share seven grandchildren, Erin (John) Reitz of Knoxville; Patrick Ailey of Johnson City; Cory and Wesley Tarlton of Forest City, North Carolina; and Audrey, Matthew and Jacob Sanders of Powell, Ohio. They also have two great-grandchildren, Davis and Landry Reitz of Knoxville.
A family celebration is planned for later this fall.