Arl and Marilyn Lindsey Cope, of Cabot, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Dec. 21, 2013 with a gathering of family and friends planned by the couple’s four children; Arl Cope III of Laluz, N.M., Avery Cope of Phoenix, Ariz., Walter Cope of Cabot, and Lita Bledsoe of Leesburg, Va.
Arl Cope and Marilyn Lindsey were introduced by her mother in Alamogorda, N.M. and were married, Dec. 21, 1963. She is retired from a dental office and he is retired from the cable television industry.
Extended family and friends enjoyed a reception and a weekend spent in celebration, sharing love, memories and laughter.
The couple has 11 grandchildren, eight of whom attended the gathering, and one great-grandchild.