John and Joy Mitchell will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 7. They were married Sept. 5, 1964 at Springfield Baptist Church. Rev. Carl Milton officiated the ceremony.
They are dedicated and loving parents and grandparents to three children and seven grandchildren. Children are Johnny (Kristy) Mitchell, Jimmy (Stacy) Mitchell and Jeffery (Julie) Mitchell. Grandchildren are Carson, Claire, Corinne, Dalton, Ashley, Garrett and Grace Anna Mitchell.
John is the owner of Mitchell’s Septic Tank Service and Fish Hatchery and is still working every day. Joy is a retired hairdresser and is enjoying her time at home. They both owned and operated Mitchell’s Seafood and BBQ in Springfield. They enjoy spending time at their mountain house in Tiger, Ga.
Please join them for a celebration of their anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 7 between 2-4 p.m. in the First Baptist Church of Springfield social hall. No gifts, please. Your presence is the best gift you could give.