Jolly couple celebrates 50th anniversary

By Wendy Wood

November 4, 2013

Billy and Marlene Jolly of Ronda celebrated their 50th anniversary with a trip to Hawaii.

Mrs. Jolly is retired from Chatham Manufacturing Co. after 42 years of employment. Mr. Jolly also retired from Chatham Manufacturing after 42 years of service and served two years in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

Members of the Jolly family will honor the couple with a dinner at the Depot Restaurant in Dobson on Nov. 10. The Jollys were married Oct. 26, 1963, at Ronda First Baptist Church by the Rev. Fred Morris.

The couple has no children, but one special niece, Janice Barker Durham of Roaring River.