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Harris 60th anniversary

Published August 23rd, 2015 9:00 am

The Rev. T Richard and Shirley Ann Starnes Harris of Kingsport will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with family and friends at Christmas at the Hotel Roanoke in Roanoke, Va., where they honeymooned in 1955.

The couple was married Aug. 19. 1955, at Pleasant View Baptist Church, Kingsport.

Mr. Harris retired from Tennessee Eastman Co. and also pastored many area Baptist Churches, including New Bethel Baptist, Nickelsville, Va.; New Lebanon Baptist, Baileyton, Tenn.; Oak Grove Baptist, Kingsport; and many others. He has been an ordained Baptist pastor since Feb. 4, 1959.

Mrs. Harris retired from the cooking staff at John Sevier Middle School. She also worked in area retail stores and always supported the work of her husband in local churches.