Arnold and Darlean (Cutlip) Dixon will celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary on June 29, 2018.
The Dixons are the parents of five children, Matt Dixon (Jackie), Denice Sparks (Rodney), Paul Dean Dixon, Billy Joe Dixon and Keith Dixon (Roseann). They also have seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The couple will be honored at an anniversary dinner with immediate family. The event will be given by their daughter and son-in-law, Denice and Rodney Sparks, at the Sparks home.
Mr. Dixon is retired from the Town of Wilkesboro. Mrs. Dixon was employed by Wilkes Regional Medical Center and cared for the elderly in their homes.
The Dixons were married June 29, 1962 in Churchville, Md.