Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Lyday -- 65th
Arthur and Patricia Lyday of Kings Valley will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with an open house Saturday at 2 p.m. at 39090 Kings Valley Highway.
Arthur and Patricia Lyday
Arthur Lyday and Patricia Burbank were married Aug. 20, 1947, in Waldport.
The Lydays have lived in Kings Valley and Las Vegas throughout their married lives.
Arthur served in the Navy as an ordnance officer for four years and was in the Navy reserves for 14 years.
The couple regularly attends Pedee Memorial Evangelical Church.
Their family includes Vicki Wood of Las Vegas and Jim Lyday of Jefferson. They have four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Gray -- 60th
Weston and Jeanne Gray of Dallas will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception Sunday at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 879 SW Levens St., Dallas.
Weston Dodge Gray Jr. and Jeanne Spafford were married in 1952 in Des Plaines, Ill.
The Grays have lived in Washington, Minnesota, Arizona, California, Idaho and New Zealand throughout their lives.
Weston retired in 1995 as a minister and Jeanne retired in 1954 as a lab worker.
They are active church members
and help out at the Dallas Food Bank, Meals On Wheels and James2 Community Kitchen.
The couple belongs to Friends of the Dallas Public Library and Kiwanis. They enjoy fishing, reading, traveling and gardening.
Their family includes John and LaRay Gray of McGrath, Alaska, David and Kathryn Dohner of Fairbanks, Alaska and Laurence and Vonnie Gray of Beatty, Nev. They have four grandchildren.