Monday, September 17, 2012 —
Joyce and Leroy Weaver of Albemarle celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Sept. 7, 2012.
Joyce is the granddaughter of the late William and Jose Kimmer, and daughter of the late Everette and Gennette Connell of Albemarle. Joyce and Leroy were married in Fairfax, Va. Sept. 7, 1962. They have four children: Brenda Nance, Sharon Truckenmiller, Joey Weaver and Wendy Luther, all of Albemarle. They have seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, all of Albemarle.
Joyce has one sister, Carol Allen in Clifton, Va., and a brother, Eddy Connell of New London.
Leroy has a mother, Anna Staats, a sister, Edith Garmon, a brother, Jackie Weaver, all of Albemarle, and a brother, Marvin Weaver, who resides in Culpepper, Va.
On a recent trip to Washington, D.C., the couple was surprised by her sister, Carol Allen, with a 50th anniversary celebration at her home in Clifton, Va.
Mr. and Mrs. Weaver also received a congratulations for a half century anniversary from President Obama and his family.