Virgil Ball and Lorna Brillhart were married March 8, 1952, in Huntsville, Ark.
Virgil and Lorna were born in Mapleton and have lived in DeSoto, McLouth and Lawrence.
Virgil retired from Goodyear Tire Co. in 1988. Lorna is a homemaker.
The couple's children are: Debra and Gary Fornelli, Barbara and Ray Wiggins, and Larry Ball, all of Lawrence; and Darryle Ball, Ozawkie. They also have 10 grandchildren.
The couple request no gifts.