Eldon Surley and Barbara Edwards were married on September 15, 1953 in Plainview, Texas. They are now celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.
After completing his military service at Fort Sill, Okla. they have lived in Fort Worth and Hurst before moving to Colleyville, where they have lived the past 45 years. He is retired from Bell Helicopter and she from GSA.
They have three children, daughter Kim Chapman and husband Rod, son Kenneth, and son Keith and wife Heidi. They also have five grandchildren, Wesley, Bryant, Rachel, Robert and Kyle.
Published in the Star-Telegram on September 15, 2013