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Allens celebrate 50 years of marriage
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Mr. and Mrs. Donald Allen - photo by SPECIAL PHOTO
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Allen recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on December 23, 1956. Currently, the couple lives at Cypress Lake in Statesboro, Ga. Donald and Sybil Allen have two children who both live in Statesboro:  Don and Teresa Allen and Hollie and Lee Eckles.  They have three grandchildren:  Tiffany Allen, 19, Blake Eckles, 19, and Mary Beth Eckles, 15. In 1997, Donald retired from Derst Baking Company after 37 years, and Sybil retired in 1994 from Julia P. Bryant School after 30 years with the Bulloch County School System.  The Allen family celebrated their anniversary this past summer with their children and grandchildren during a week-long vacation to Myrtle Beach, S.C.
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