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Floyds to mark 50 years

Thursday, June 3, 2004

Mr. and Mrs. Don Floyd of Cherokee Village will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 6 with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Cherokee Village United Methodist Church at 21 Otter & Keno Drive.

Don Floyd and the former Betty Pickens were married May 30, 1954, at First Methodist Church in Carlisle, Ark. They have two daughters and two granddaughters -- Donna Floyd-Gimon and Ally of Charlotte, N.C., and Marty Floyd-Morrow and Lindsey Moore of Little Rock. All friends and relatives are invited to the reception. The couple request no gifts.

Mrs. Floyd retired after 30 years of teaching in the public schools at Charleston, Stuttgart, Jonesboro and Little Rock. Mr. Floyd was a football coach and director of athletics at Charleston, Stuttgart and Arkansas State University. In 1975 he became administrative aide to former U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers until retirement in 1991. The Floyds moved to Cherokee Village in 1993.