Liphams celebrate 70th anniversary
Woody and Jewell Lipham of Canton celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary July 11, 2013.
They were married July 11, 1943 and moved from Atlanta, Georgia to Haywood County in 1946. Woody worked as head of the data processing department for Champion Paper Mill and Jewell taught math, science, and home economics at Canton Junior High School.
The couple has four children, Jean Oates of Hendersonville; Ray Lipham of Germantown, Tennessee; Neal Lipham of Canton and Harry Lipham, MD of Waynesville.
They also have 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren (with one more on the way.)
The Lipham’s celebrated their anniversary by taking their family on a southern Caribbean cruise from San Juan. When asked about their marriage, the couple said, “We would do it all over again, we are so blessed.”