Richard and Nancy Brinkley of Cherokee Village will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 12. They were married in Jonesboro on Sept. 12, 1953.
They are the parents of three sons -- James David Brinkley of Memphis, Tenn., Mark Edward Brinkley of Marietta, Ga., and the late Steven Brinkley, deceased. They have four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The Brinkleys lived in Memphis for 47 years before moving to Cherokee Village in 2002.
Mr. Brinkley is retired from Southland Corporation and Mrs. Brinkley is retired from Romack Company.