Joshua and Bonnie Welch of Nashville, Tenn., celebrated their silver anniversary recently.
The couple were married Sept. 3, 1988, at the Nashville War Memorial Building Auditorium. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor Bill Vernick.
Mr. Welch is the oldest of six children born to the late Morris and Jenive Smathers Welch of Canton, N.C. He retired in 1995 from Nashville Metro Parks and Recreation.