First Posted: 7/18/2009
Richard and Rosie (Dean) Elliott of Mount Airy celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 27 at the Mount Airy Country Club. They were married on June 25, 1959.
The celebration was given by Brenda and Larry Jones of Mount Airy and their children, Richard L. Elliott Jr. of Roanoke, Va., Christopher L. Elliott of Roanoke, Va., and Tammy Elliott Jordan of Pilot Mountain. Seventy-five of their friends and family attended the event.
The couple has seven grandchildren.
Mr. Elliott is a retired warrant officer in the U.S. Navy, serving 27 years, and Mrs. Elliott is a homemaker.