Mr. and Mrs. Leon Brown of Marietta, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday with a reception hosted by their children. The couple was married June 27, 1960, in Watonga.


Mr. and Mrs. Leon Brown of Marietta, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday with a reception hosted by their children. The couple was married June 27, 1960, in Watonga.

 

Leon was born in Hitchcock, and Fern Redus was born at Eagle City. Leon is a retired Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper and Fern is a homemaker. They moved to Marietta in December 1972.

 

They have three daughters, a son-in-law and one son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Donna Buxton; Valerie Brown; Shelly Brown; and Ronnie and Jana Brown.

 

There are 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.