Raymond and Alma Stephens will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Feb. 10. They were married Feb. 10, 1937, at Elizabeth Ark..
Raymond was born in Oklahoma City and Alma was born in Severy, Kan.
Raymond and Alma are the parents of seven children -- Lanetta Taylor of Viola, Junior Stephens of Seattle, Wash., Joyce Russell of Haskell, Ark., Rick Stephens of Cave City, Janet Cole of Benton, Ark., Jim Stephens of Brockwell and the late David Stephens.
They have 24 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Raymond worked as a masonry and sawmill operator during his working years. Alma was a wife, mother and homemaker.
They now reside in Brockwell where they have been residents for 32 years.