Lt. Col. Robert and Verna Carlisle

Lt. Col. Robert Carlisle and Verna Winship were married on July 11, 1959, in Independence, Mo.

The Carlisles have resided in the Golden Isles since 1980.

They have two children, Lisa in Utah, and Tod on St. Simons Island. They have two grandsons, Chris in Utah and Cameron in Texas.

The couple recently celebrated their anniversary with family and friends.

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