• 25th anniversary: The Bernards

    Robert “Buzz” and Gwen Bernard of Citrus Hills, Hernando, recently returned from their trip to Costa Rica, where they celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Sept. 29, 2014.

    They spent 10 days at Hotel Riu Guanacaste in Costa Rica. After trying the regular zipline for the first time, they decided to try the

  • 50th anniversary: The Deans

    Charles and Judy Dean celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their children on Oct. 3, 2014.

    The couple were married Oct. 3, 1964, at the First Baptist Church in Inverness.

    They have two children, daughter Shannon (Eddie) Wright and son Charlie Jr. (Tracey). Their grandchildren are Charlie III, Austin and Claire. 

  • 100th birthday

    Cecilia Eisner celebrated her 100th birthday this past week. A party was held at Ruby Tuesday’s in her honor, hosted by her son, Skip Eisner, and John Cadogan. The day was a huge success with laughter, tears and

    enjoyment. She was overwhelmed with happiness, as were her guests. In attendance were her niece and

  • 60th anniversary: The Millses

    Claude and Carolyn Mills of Citrus Springs celebrated their 60th anniversary on Sept. 18, 2014.

    The couple were married at Lutheran Epiphany Church in Detroit, Michigan, on Sept. 18, 1954. They met on a blind date set up by a cousin of Carolyn’s and a best friend of Claude’s.

  • 68th anniversary: The Sellses

    Don and Helen Sells are celebrating their 68th wedding anniversary.

  • Wedding: DeBruyn/White

    Christina Marie DeBruyn and Daniel Lee White of Citrus Springs exchanged nuptial vows in an afternoon ceremony on

    Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at Shady Oaks overlooking the lake in Hernando.

  • 67th anniversary: The Bucks

    Bob and Bea Buck will celebrate their 67th wedding anniversary on Sept. 12, 2014.

    They were married in Monette, Arkansas, on Sept. 12, 1947. They have lived in Inverness almost 35 years and were members of Inverness Golf & Country Club for more than 25 years.

    The couple have one daughter, Donna Martin (husband John), of Inverness.

  • 60th anniversary: The Pattons

    Jim and Marcie Patton will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 4, 2014.

    They were married in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Sept. 4, 1954. Marcie is an active volunteer with Ellie Schiller

    Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park and Meals On Wheels. Jim is a retired test pilot from NASA and volunteers for Meals On Wheels and Hospice. The Pattons have lived in Citrus County for more than 25 years in The Islands subdivision.

  • Engaged: Hayes/Davis

    Megan L. Hayes and David J. Davis, both of Floral City, have announced their engagement.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Hayes of Inverness. She is a dental assistant.

    The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Davis of Floral City. He is a welder.

    The couple plan to exchange nuptial vows in spring 2015.

  • 60th anniversary: The Johnses

    William and Dorothy Johns of Crystal River celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 7, 2014.

    They were married Aug. 7, 1954, in Denver, Colorado.

    The couple have three children — Judy Haag (Bruce) of Homosassa, Billy Johns (Lee) of Crystal River and Loriann Stamper (Greg) of Morristown, as well as three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.