Louise Keisling Petrey and Clifford Petrey were united in marriage on Oct. 15, 1953, in Jellico, Tenn.
The couple celebrated their 60th anniversary with a trip to Vancouver, British Columbia, and a cruise to Alaska with family members.
They are originally from Rockholds, Ky., and have lived in Killeen for the last 45 years. Their marriage has been a long journey but a blessed one.
Mr. Petrey served for 30 years on active duty in the U.S. Army.
They have three children, Linda Carlson; Carroll Brown and her husband, Ray; and Lee Petrey and his wife, Shawnette. They have five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.