Goings to celebrate 50th anniversary

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

In honor of their 50th wedding anniversary, the children and grandchildren of Carson and Daphine Goings will hold a reception June 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Thunderbird Recreation Center in Cherokee Village.

Carson and Daphine Brandon Goings were married June 29, 1957 at Poughkeepsie, Ark.

They are the parents of four children: Mike (Kathy) Goings of Hot Springs; Kim (Steve) Bailey of Williford; Marc (Dawana) Goings of Hardy; and Mark Todd Goings, deceased. They have five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

They have lived most of their married life in Sharp County. Carson served six years as county and circuit clerk of Sharp County, and two years as tax assessor. They owned and operated Carson's Carpets in Hardy for several years. They worked in real estate for approximately five years before establishing Goings and Associates Appraisal Service where they are still employed.

All friends and relatives are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts, please.