James Hoyt and Mary Francies Flowers will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on May 19. Both are Bryan County natives, James is from Caddo and Francies from Achille.
James served in the Merchant Marine during World War II. After the war he owned and operated Hale Trailer, manufacturing utility and stock trailers in Durant.
Francies taught elementary school for 28 years in Caddo and Durant.
The couple married in 1945 and have lived at Blue for the past 48 years. Their friends and family wish to congratulate them on their anniversary.