The couple were married on Nov. 27, 1965, at Cherokee Baptist Church, Jonesborough, by the Rev. James Cambron.
Mr. and Mrs. Torbett owned and operated Torbett’s Greenhouses in Piney Flats for 50 years.
Mrs. Torbett is the former Janie Sliger.
The couple have two children, Jennifer Orr and husband Philip, of Charlotte, N.C., and Deana Torbett, of Piney Flats.