The children of Merle and Doris Cope of Mason, Texas, will host a celebration honoring their 40th wedding anniversary. It will be held at from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at the Mason Church of Christ. Family and friends are invited to attend. The couple has six children, 15 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Family members hosting the event are Bryan and Beth Horner of San Angelo, Kenny and Kathy Horner of Abilene, Steve and Liz Horner of Amarillo, Robert and Kelli Cope of San Angelo, Johnny and LeAnn Fleming of Mason, and Michael and Leslie Cope of Mason.