Jerry and Judy Martin celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 7, 2011.
To celebrate their achievement they had dinner with their children and grandchildren at Musashi’s Japanese Steakhouse with a tropical cruise planned for July of this summer.
The couple married April 7, 1961, in Ada at Boswell Chapel located on the East Central University campus, followed by a small reception in the bride’s home attended by close family and friends.
Mr. Martin retired as the superintendent of Caddo-Kiowa Technical Center after 49 years of service. Mrs. Martin retired as an educational coordinator with Washita Valley Head Start after 33 years of service. Through all this time they have been active members of their church; for the last 42 years that has been at the First Baptist Church in Fort Cobb.
Their family includes two daughters, a son and their spouses: Rhonda Martin-Bellamy and Lynn Bellamy, Melissa Martin-Slezickey and David Slezickey all of Anadarko; and Dr. Pepper Martin and Kellie Wheat-Martin, Norman; eight grandchildren, Whitney, Tiffany, Jacob, Callie, Josh, Hope, Cash and Mattie ranging in age from 22 to 2 years.