Merlin and Elaine Jones of 505 N. Adelaide St., Apt. 304, Normal, Ill., were honored for their 70th wedding anniversary with a family get-together Saturday.
Mr. Jones and the former Elaine Wollbrink were married Sept. 6, 1947, at the Evangelical and Reformed Church in Tioga, Ill.
They are the parents of Dana Jones and Brenda Jones, both of Bloomington, Ill., Terri (Tony) DeMayo of Glen Ellyn, Ill., and Monica (Tom) Sorrells of Petersburg, Ill. They have seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Jones was an educator, retiring in 1991.
Mrs. Jones was a part-time secretary before her retirement.