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Cronic 50th Wedding Annivesary

Photo by Julie Wells

Photo by Julie Wells

Donald and Annette Cronic celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 23 with family at a champagne reception held at their home in Covington, where they have lived for almost 40 years. The Cronics both grew up and were married in Madison and were childhood friends. They were married at the home of D.M. and Millie Davis by Annette's first cousin, Frank Sailer, who was a preacher and school teacher. Donald retired from Ferguson Company in 2001 and also worked for Anning-Johnson for many years. Annette is a retired housewife. They have three sons: Don Cronic and wife Kim; Tim Cronic and wife Gail and Jeff Cronic and wife Nancy. They have 10 grandchildren: Lisa Longdin and husband Chris; Leslie Dotson and husband Sonnie; Trey Cronic; Lane Cronic; Zack Cronic; Erica Cronic; Madison Cronic; Hailey Rodman; Matt Rodman and Brian Bowers. They have three great-grandchildren: Skylar Longdin, Zoey Dotson and Audrey Bowers.