Norman and Joy Petty of Zephyr celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on March 31. In a double wedding ceremony in Dublin, Texas, on March 31, 1945, Norman was married to Joy McCoy, and his younger brother Merlin was married to Pauline Moore.

    Norman and Joy have three children, Carolyn Poer and husband Arlon of Sanger, Stephen Petty and wife Bobbie of Zephyr, and Elaine Brown and husband Randy of Santa Anna; six grandchildren, Sharon McLennan, Douglas McLennan, Christy Petty, Michael Petty, Calvin Brown, and Logan Brown; and nine great-grandchildren.