James Hadley and Marilyn Williams of LaBelle, Mo., are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with a family get-together in St. James, Mo., hosted by their daughter.
They were married Aug. 2, 1953, in LaBelle.
They are the parents of Lynn (Chuck) Maring of Mount Vernon, Mo. They have two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Williams was the state geologist for Missouri before his retirement. He is a member of the Association of Engineering Geology and was active in aviation for 50 years. Mrs. Williams is a retired elementary guidance counselor and enjoys traveling with her husband. Their farm in LaBelle is a Century Farm and they are still active in farming.
They are members of the Christian church in LaBelle.
Mr. and Mrs. Williams met when they were high school classmates.