Edward and Joyce Holder of Conway, formerly of Jonesboro, Ark., observed their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 9, 2013.
Edward and the former Joyce Forehand were married on Sunday, Aug. 9, 1953, in a garden ceremony at the home of the bride’s parents near Walnut Ridge, Ark., by the Rev. W.L. Rains. The Rev. Rains, who is now 98, sent the couple a note of congratulations.
Mr. and Mrs. Holder are the parents of two daughters: Sharon Reynolds (Bob) of Conway and Beverly Shatzen (Herb) of McLean, Va., and are the grandparents of six grandchildren, Sara Hinchey Siems (Tyler) of Stillwater, Okla., Malia Hinchey and Stephen Hinchey of Conway, Ellen Shatzen Johnson (Erik) of Columbus, Ohio, and Jill Shatzen and Hannah Shatzen of Washington, D.C.
A family celebration is planned for a later date.