Mr. and Mrs. Peter Buchanan, Erwin, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 16, with family and friends. The party was held at the home of David and Julie Pryputniewicz, Johnson City. The couple married March 23, 1963, in Burnsville, N.C. Mr. Buchanan is retired from Eastman. Mrs. Buchanan, the former Shirley Smith, retired from Erwin Health Care, where she worked as a beautician. Mr. and Mrs. Buchanan attend Fishery Community Church. They both enjoy traveling and spending time with their family. They are the parents of Tim Buchanan, Benton, Ark., Jeff Buchanan, Gainesvile, Ga., and Julie Pryputniewicz, Johnson City. They have six grandchildren, Wes and Hayley Buchanan, Lila and Lydia Buchanan, and Edwin and Vincent Pryputniewicz.