On December 23, 2013, Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Nash celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Rufus, 92, is a retired maintenance engineer of over 30 years at Self Regional Healthcare. Lizzie, 91, worked for 32 years before retiring from Greenwood Industries, The Nantex.
Rufus and Lizzie are the parents of two daughters Hattie "Silk" (James) Welton, deceased and Zelda (James) Simpson of Woodbridge, VA. They have three grandsons, Anthony (Audrey), Vanorez, and Byron Welton; and two granddaughters, Alexis and Devin Simpson. They also have a great-grandson, Austin Welton, and a goddaughter, Melissa Gunter.
Rufus and Lizzie have been a blessing and inspiration to many family and friends at Cross Road Baptist Church, where they have served faithfully over 60 years, as well as the Promised Land Community, Greenwood County, and far beyond. Happy 70th anniversary to a beautiful couple!!
This photo was taken at their 60th anniversary.