Dowdy and Toni Mills Bradley, of Sylva, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 20. The couple was married on Sunday, June 20, 1971 at Old Savannah Baptist Church.

They have two daughters, Stacey Bradley Rhodes and her husband, Robert, of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and Maria Bradley Wingard and her husband, Jason, of Columbia, South Carolina; and twin grandsons, Bradley and Bryan Rhodes of Spartanburg. The couple celebrated with family and friends on June 19 in Dillsboro with a dinner party hosted by their children.