Rick and Joy Ball will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary on August 22, 2015. They were married on the birthday of their grandmothers (the late Martha Ball and the late Clema Lay) by Rev. Leamon Perry at the East Pine Knot Tabernacle Church of God. Joy is the daughter of Delmer and Etta Lay. Rick is the son of the late Willard and Elva Ball.