Mr. and Mrs. Walter McKinney celebrating golden anniversaryPublished 12:16am Saturday, July 26, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Walter McKinney, 452 Shell Creek Road, Roan Mountain, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, July 24, 2014.
They were married July 24, 1964, in Elk Park, N.C., by the late Rev. Jeff McKinney. Mrs. McKinney is the former Carolyn D. Laws.
They have five children, Chris McKinney, Tammie Jones, the late Kevin McKinney, Amanda Strickland and Cody McKinney. They have nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A celebration took place on Sunday, July 20, with friends and family at the barn on Triple J Farm in Roan Mountain.