Jerry and Alene Drinkard of Midland, Texas, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The couple was married Nov. 27, 1947.

Jerry retired from the Early Chamber of Commerce as the Executive Administrator. Alene also retired from the Early Chamber of Commerce as the Executive Secretary. They lived in Early for over 40 years.

The couple have two daughters, Linda Kirby of Gardendale, Texas, and Patty Overcash of Houston, Texas. They have three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.