[Photo by Scott Photography]
Charles Jess (Bitts) and Patsy Ann (Mackey) Brown will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were united in marriage on July 8, 1961, at St. Mary's Church in Pierce City. Charles is a retired teacher and coach at Pierce City High School. Patsy retired as a manager for Sherwin-Williams. They had two children, the late Charles Mark and Phillip James, his wife, Jennifer; and three grandchildren, Marcus Charles, Gage Daniel and Jerika Shay, all of Pierce City. Charles and Patsy enjoy their residence at Eagle Rock on Table Rock Lake.