2007-09-12 / Living & Style

Davises celebrate golden anniversary

Jim and Marilyn Davis Jim and Marilyn Davis Jim and Marilyn Davis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary October 7, 2006, at Crossroads Baptist Church. They were married on October 5, 1956, at the bride's home in Miller County.

The anniversary reception was hosted by their three children and their spouses: Reggie and Grace Davis of Valdosta, Jay and Chris Graves of Bluffton, SC, and Rhonda and Steven Crombie of Dublin.

The couple has six granddaughters: Sara (Brandon), Jennifer, Kimberly, Katie, Ellie and Baylie. They have one grandson, Spencer, and two grandchildren by marriage, Brandon and Emily. Their first great-grandchild, a boy, is due anytime

Jim retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving in France, Newfoundland, the Philippines, Germany and bases throughout the U.S. He is a graduate of Valdosta State College and a retiree from the Valdosta State University Police Department.

Marilyn retired from the Army Airforce Exchange Service at Moody Air Force Base as the service business manager.

The Davises have lived in Valdosta 30 of their 50 years together.

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