While a Sgt. in the 8th Army-Air Force, J.R. Looney married Phyllis Bolton, at St. Stevens Church in Norwich England on Aug. 5, 1944.
The Looneys have two children, Bill Looney of Cherokee Village, Ark., and Brenda Brewster of Portsmith, N.H., and three grandchildren.
They are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.
After J.R. retired from the U.S. Postal Service and Phyllis from Crompton Corduroy, both in Osceola, Ark., the couple have made their home on the lake in Highland, Ark.￼