Jerry Lee Hill and Brenda Cranford Hill of Gold Hill are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. The Hills were married May 19, 1963, at Liberty United Methodist Church in Gold Hill, where they are still active members. Jerry retired from Norfolk Southern in Linwood, and Brenda taught preschool at Liberty Methodist.
Their children are Susan Waller (husband Tony) of Salisbury, Brian Hill (wife Melissa) of Gold Hill and Scott Hill (wife Miranda) of Gold Hill. They have 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The couple celebrated with a family dinner at Yadkin Valley Steakhouse in Albemarle on May 18.