Milestones of togetherness

"Support each other, and never be jealous of each other." - Moneita Hair

Married 72 years ago on June 1, 1926, in Provo, Utah, and later sealed in the Provo Temple. They lived in Provo where he was a carpenter, and in the 1950s they began spending winters in Wickenburg, Ariz., to help their son, who had muscular dystrophy. In Arizona, he helped build a small meetinghouse and helped prepare for the Wickenburg Ward, Peoria Arizona Stake. In 1960 they moved to Lindon, Utah. He served as home teacher and in other callings, including Sunday School teacher. She served in the Relief Society for many years and also taught Primary. Members of the Lindon 12th Ward, Lindon Utah Stake. Parents of two children, they have five grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

"Live right, do the right thing; be thoughtful and kind to your spouse." - Fern and Cleao McBride

Married 70 years ago on June 5, 1928, at Burley, Idaho, and sealed a short time later in the Salt Lake Temple. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service and at an auto parts store. He also invented and sold the Fantwirl sprinkler. He's served in three bishoprics and on the high council, and filled three stake missions. She's been an accompanist and counselor to presidents of Relief Society, Primary and YWMIA. They served in the California Fresno Mission, and did temple work. Members of the Heritage Branch, Bountiful Utah South Stake. Parents of 11 children, they have 44 grandchildren and 52 great-grandchildren. Editor's note: The Church News will honor couples married 70 years, or on successive years those who have not been honored previously, and those who have been married 75 or more years. Information and a clear photo must be sent at least three weeks before the couple's anniversary to Church News, P.O. Box 1257, Salt Lake City, Utah 84110.

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