Nancy Jane Pontious and Michael Joe Thompson were married Dec. 28, 1978, in Morenci by the late Rev. Harvey Schoonover. Dave and Brenda Thompson were the best man and maid of honor.
Nancy and Mike have four children, Angela (and James) Fipps of Auburndale, Fla., and Kristie Thompson (and Brian Hobbs), Jason (and Angie) Thompson, and Amy (and Eric) Dunn, all of Morenci. They also have eight grandchildren, Alexa, Dalton and Landon Hobbs, Allison Nortley, Kevin Coleman, Alyssa Fipps, and Parker and Mikah Dunn.
Nancy is the daughter of Elaine Pontious of Wauseon and George (and Connie) Pontious of Ruskin, Fla. Mike is the son of the late Vernon Thompson and Almeda and the late Russel Overmyer of Morenci.
The couple celebrated with their children and grandchildren in December, but a party will be scheduled next summer for friends and family.