Mr. and Mrs. Burnell Hammons, Defiance, are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.
Burnell Hammons and Marie Eis were married on June 6, 1954, by the groom’s father, Rev. Burnell H. Hammons, at the Olive Branch Church of God, Defiance.
The couple has four children: Daniel Hammons, Defiance; Debra (Howard) Pleasant, Defiance; David (Julie) Hammons, Defiance; and Mark Hammons, deceased. They have 10 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.