Eugene and Peggy Shepherd, of Canton, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 20. They were married on April 20, 1957, in Haywood County. Prior to travelling, they were honored with a special dinner by their daughters and their families.
Their children are Jeanine S. Reed and husband, Rick Reed, and Tracie S. Pace and husband, Greg Pace. Their grandchildren are Meggan Morgan and her husband, Austin, and Haley Pace.
Eugene retired after 42 years from Champion International. Peggy (nee Kuykendall) is a homemaker. Both are active at Mount Zion Church and enjoy hobbies and spending time with their family.