The Rev. Hobert and Doris Trivette Absher celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 15. Family and friends joined the couple as they renewed their vows at Pine View Baptist Church in McGrady, followed by a reception which was given by their children.
The Abshers have three sons, Harold Absher, Steven Absher and Richard Absher, and one daughter, Julie Shumate. They also have 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Absher retired after 25 years of service at Merita Bakery and Sunbeam Bread. Mrs. Absher is a retired home health care worker. The couple also operated Tony’s Cafe for several years.
The Abshers were married June 15, 1968 in Wilkesboro by the Rev. Ed Castevens.