Floyd and Norma Stokes, of McAlester, were married Sept. 2, 1972, in DeQueen, Ark.
They lived in Durant prior to moving to McAlester. They are happily retired.
The Stokes have one daughter and son-in-law, Sheryl and Mark Sehgal, of McAlester. They have two sons and daughters-in law, Eddie and Tory Stokes, of Houston, and Charlie and Kathy Stokes, of Lewisville, Texas.
They also have three grandchildren, Kinley Stokes, of Houston; David Sehgal and Katherine Sehgal, both of Carmel, Ind.
The couple plans to celebrate their anniversary in Tulsa doing what they love to do.