Burton 50th anniversary

Mary Katherine (Givens) and Thomas Hooper Burton, of Williston, celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary with a reception at the Williston Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall Nov. 17. The event, hosted by their children and grandchildren, was attended by a host of friends and family members.
The Burton's were married November 24, 1962, in the Old Barnwell Presbyterian Church, now home to The Circle Theater. They have resided in Williston for the past 50 years where they are active members of the Williston Presbyterian Church.
Tommy, a Barnwell High School graduate, retired from Nutra Sweet Co. in Augusta, Ga. Mary K., a Williston-Elko High School graduate, continues to work for Hutson-Etherredge Companies of Aiken. They have two children Angela Burton (Kelly) Cotton of Barnwell and Stuart Allen (Shannon) Burton of Martinez, Ga.
The couple have three grandchildren; Bryceson Lott Burton, Chandler Burton Smyly and Kellyn Marie Cotton.
They offered this prayer - "We give thanks to God for all his blessings and pray that he will continue to bless this union as we seek to serve Him."