Kerley -- 60 years
Richard L. Kerley and Joyce Mae Briggs were married on Sept. 4, 1949, in Arcadia, Kan.
Richard Kerley is the former owner and operator of the Sinclair Service Station on Third and Margrave Streets in Fort Scott. He is also a retired employee of USD 234. Joyce was a stay-at-home mom for many years and then worked for Whiteside's IGA before she retired.
The couple has three children, Richard W. Kerley and wife Mary Ann of Arma, Kan., Robert and wife Vicki of Ozark, Mo., and Laura Nation and husband Norman of Fort Scott. They have seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
The family encourages cards, memories, and photos to be sent to the couple at 1014 East Wall St., Fort Scott, Kan. 66701.