Marshall and Henevelyn Smith of Killeen celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on March 12, 2016.
They were married on March 12, 1950, in their hometown, New Orleans, La. The couple married at the age of 19. They attribute their success in marriage to love, trust, forgiveness, commitment and a strong faith in God.
Marshall, retired Army veteran, and Henevelyn Smith are the proud parents of seven children: Marvin Smith of Killeen, Michele (Roy) Andy of Dallas, Robin Smith of Austin, Karen (Raul) Byrd of Katy, Dr. Marshall (Kristin) Smith of San Antonio, Dana Smith of Houston and the late Kevin Smith of Killeen.
They are also blessed with 20 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a host of “adopted” sons and daughters around the world.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith are long time members of Pershing Park Baptist Church and very respected and loved in the community.