Spivey — 56th

HENDRIX, Okla. — James and Earlynn Spivey of Hendrix, Oklahoma, celebrated 56 years of marriage Saturday. The couple married March 23, 1957 at the Hatchell Memorial Chapel in Durant, Oklahoma. The Rev. Joe Dee Ray officiated.

The Spiveys are both graduates of Southeastern Oklahoma State University and retired from teaching at Colbert, Oklahoma and the State Department of Education. They are the parents of Joyce Aldridge, Bill Spivey and James Earl Spivey and have six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.