Travis (Sammy) and Betty Lue Smith celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise reception on April 14, 2017 at Cave Spring Community Center. The event was hosted by their children Stacey and Tim Haney, Travis Jr., Terry Smith and Bradley and Tammy Smith.
Vows were renewed in the presence of children, family and friends as well as best man Thomas Dempsey.
The Rev. Dale Byars delivered the vows.
The Smiths were married on April 17, 1967 at First Baptist Church in Cave Spring. The Rev. Bill Givens performed the ceremony. While Travis was in the Air Force, the couple traveled to Anchorage, Alaska; Omaha, Nebraska and Shreveport, Louisiana.
The Smiths enjoy camping with family and traveling.
Special times have been attending sporting events for grandchildren and spending time with family.
Most memorable events include the births of their three children, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.