Alan and Pat Dodd of Portales celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 8 in the conference room at Kiva Realty.
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The celebration was hosted by their children and grandchildren, attended by family and home and church friends. There was a diner, special singing, slide show, videos and great fellowship. They had family come in from Colorado, Texas and Iowa.
The couple was married Oct. 8, 1961, in Albuqueruqe.
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They have four children, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He is retired from Portales Municipal Schools.
She is retired form Eeastern New Mexico University.