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Anniversaries

February 5, 2013

Anniversary: 50 years together



Wendell and Abbie Phillips of Athens celebrated their 50th anniversary with a surprise overnight adventure Jan. 18-19 with their children and grandchildren followed by a trip to Gatlingburg, Tenn.

The Phillips were married on Jan. 30, 1963, in Florence. They have lived in Athens the past 29 years.

They have two children, Serena Owsley and husband Charles of Athens, and Kendell Phillips and wife Bonita of Athens; six grandchildren, Allison Patterson and husband Heath of Chattanooga, Tenn, and, Rachel  Owsley, Jonathan Owsley, Brooke Phillips, Klaire Phillips and Will Phillips, all of Athens.

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