Mr. and Mrs. William Minton celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with family on a trip to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
William, and Marcella Hoebbel were married April 4, 1953, at the home of the bride's parents, Harry and Mabel Hoebbel, in West Frankfort.
Mr. Minton was an electrician for IBEW Local 701.
Mrs. Minton was a candy maker at M & M Mars.
The couple has three children, Linda (husband Mike) Boggess of Jacksonville, Florida, Diane (husband Howard) Sergeant of Decatur, and William Minton Jr. (wife Ingrid Minton) of Winfield. They also have seven children and 12 great-grandchildren.