Mr. and Mrs. Martin married for 50 years

Grover and Theta Martin of Jacksonville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 19, 2006.

Mr. and Mrs. Martin were married Aug. 19, 1956.

They have a son and daughter, Homer and Vicki Martin of New Braunfels; daughter and son, Lee Ann West and Zachary West of Pasadena and one grand-daughter, Amanda Martin of New Braunfels.

The couple will host a party at their home to celebrate the occasion next weekend.

Family and close friends will be in attendance.

Gills celebrate 66 years

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gill celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary Aug. 17, 2006, at their home north of New Summerfield. Charles Gill and Marilyn Tipton were married Aug. 17, 1940 in Jacksonville. They were born and reared in New Summerfield. The couple retired from the plant business three years ago. They have one son, Charles; two grandchildren, Rachel and Joshua; and three great-grandchildren, Jan, Taylor and Jacob.

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