Ted and Joyce (Pullen) New of Lincoln celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary Dec. 28, 2017, in Meridian, Miss. The event was hosted by their children.

Children and spouses include Randy (Caroline) New of Meridian, Miss., Patricia (Rodney) Taylor of Griffin, Ga., Michael (Patsy) New of Trussville, Suzie (Dan) Bowers of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Jeannie Stinnett of Atlanta, Ga.

The couple has nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The couple eloped Dec. 28, 1951, in Columbus, Miss.