Mr. and Mrs. John Long of Morenci will celebrate 50 years of marriage. John Long and Judy Metcalf were married May 2, 1959, at the First Nazarene Church in Adrian, by the late Rev. Albert Raloff.
John is retired from the U.S. Army and Sand Creek Schools. Judy is a homemaker.
The couple has five children, John (and Ellen) Long of Sand Creek, Mary Long, Dale (and Kristy) Long and Lisa Long, all of Morenci, and Heinz (and Lori) Sturmer of Adrian. They also have eight grandchildren and two great-grandsons.
The Longs will celebrate with a family barbecue.