Johnny G. and Betty Carol Box of Paducah recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.
Mr. and Mrs. Box were married April 3, 1948 in Eureka Springs, Ark., by the Rev. John Coontz. They were attended by the bride’s parents.
Mrs. Box is the daughter of the late Maurice and Meryl Porterfield. Mr. Box is the son of the late James and Lilly Box. They owned and operated Box Photoengraving and Shopper’s News until 1988 and also co-established The Pines Restaurant.
They are the parents of two daughters: Linda Walton of San Jose, Calif., and Judy Bastani of Paducah; and one son, Allan Box of Paducah. They have eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.