Mr. and Mrs. Jackson L. Armstrong of Snellville recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Armstrong met while in college, and were married in Dothan, Ala., on July 13, 1945. Mrs. Armstrong is the former Alcie Irene Woodham.
Mrs. Armstrong, a former educator, has been involved in numerous church, community and civic activities throughout the past 60 years. In 1988, Mr. Armstrong retired from the Colonial Baking Company in Atlanta as president and CEO.
They are the parents of Donna Armstrong Curl and husband Michael, of Snellville; Keith Jackson Armstrong and wife Gretchen Green Armstrong of Atlanta; and the late Jacqueline Armstrong, of Decatur. Their grandchildren are Ashley Curl Johnston and husband Mark, of Lawrenceville; Heather Curl Rutherford and husband Mike, of Bishop; Beth Curl Christie and husband Kenny, of Lawrenceville; Austin Hillary Armstrong of Atlanta; and Jackson Addison Armstrong of Atlanta. They are the great-grandparents of Jackson (Jack) Kenneth Christie of Lawrenceville, and Ryan Michael Johnston of Lawrenceville.
Mr. and Mrs. Armstrong enjoy spending time with their loving family. In addition, they enjoy relaxing at the beach and also at Lake Keowee in South Carolina. Mr. and Mrs. Armstrong are active members of Snellville United Methodist Church.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Heuston Cotter of Lilburn celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary on Monday.
The couple was married in 1938 in Miami. Mr. Cotter is a native of Valdosta and Mrs. Cotter is the former Erma Stanley of Dacula. The couple moved to Lilburn in 1959 when Mr. Cotter was transferred with the U.S. Navy to the Naval Air Station in Atlanta, where he retired in 1963.
The couple has three children: Doris Sprout and Mary Wood of Greenville, S.C. and Jenell Shafer of Lilburn. The couple has eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Cotter are members of Berean Baptist Church in Lilburn.