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Tatums celebrate 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Ryle W. Tatum - photo by Special
Mr. and Mrs. Ryle W. Tatum recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner hosted by their children and grandchildren, Kyle and Kathy Tatum (Mary King) of Newnan, Reid and Linda Tatum (Hannah and Casey) of Statesboro and Kent Tatum of Statesboro. The Tatums were married on December 27, 1957, at the home of the parents of the bride, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Parker in Ludowici, Ga. The couple met in 1946 while students at Brewton Parker College. The Rev. Thomas George, a former classmate, officiated the ceremony. Ryle retired as special services director for for Army. Mary Ida Parker Tatum retired from the Liberty County Board of Education. They made their home in Hinesville for 40-plus years before moving to Statesboro five years ago.
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