By Wendy Wood
December 18, 2013
On Dec. 1, Brenda and Jerry Byrd celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family luncheon at Cedar Brook Country Club.
The celebration was given by their daughter, Kim Dockery, son-in-law Chuck and granddaughter, Meredith.
Mr. and Mrs. Byrd reside in the Austin/Benham community of Wilkes County. Both are retired from Chathan Manufacturing Co.
They are long-time members of Oak Level Baptist Church, where the couple were married on Sunday, Dec. 1, 1963, by the Rev. Cecil Hooper.