Earl and Katherine Wilkerson of North Little Rock will celebrate their seventh anniversary, from 3 to 5 p.m.,Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Greers Ferry Lake. The couple was married June 20, 1943 in Forney, Texas.

Anna "Katherine" Wilkerson formerly Powell is a retired research scientist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center and the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Little Rock. Earl Wilkerson is a retired clinical psychologist at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Little Rock.

The couple has a daughter, Nancy Scott and husband Richard of Little Rock and two sons, the late David and James Wilkerson both formerly of North Little Rock; grandchildren, Richard Hall and wife Lydia, Lyndsay Fisher and husband Ronnie, Whitney Elwart and husband Matt and Evan Wilkerson all of North Little Rock, John Hall, James Hall and wife Piper, Jesse Hall, Caroline Sullenger and husband Patrick, and Mary Katherine Hall and husband Justin Holt all of Little Rock; great-grandchildren, Abigail, Isaiah, Emma and Sarah Grace Hall and Tristan Fisher all of North Little Rock, Jon and Noah Fox, Colby Hall, Payton, Jackson and Whit Sullenger and Julian Holt all of Little Rock.