William Eli Whitesell III and Lynn R. Whitesell celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on Jan. 14, 2015, with a dinner given by their children. The couple married in Lancaster on Jan. 14, 1951.
The couple has three children, William Eli Whitesell IV, Lark Whitesell Long and Lynn Whitesell. They have five grandchildren.
William retired from an airline cockpit crew after 38 years.
Lynn retired from being a registered nurse after 61 years.