Jim and Jan Brown were married Oct. 11, 1968, at the First Baptist Church in Ark City.
The Maid of Honor was the bride’s sister, Patsy Sweely. The best man was the groom’s brother, Bob Brown.
After a honeymoon trip to Branson, Mo., the couple have lived their entire married life at 1124 N. Seventh St., in Arkansas City.
The couple had four children, Wes Cook, John Cook, Jacquie Branscum and Tom Brown. They have eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
The couple requests a card shower at their address: 1124 N. Seventh St., Arkansas City, KS 67005.