Doug and Darlene Courtney, of Granbury, will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception given by their children. The celebration will include family and friends for the past 45 years.
Douglas Lynn Courtney and the former Darlene Jean Latimer were married on July 13, 1963 at Oak Lawn Community Church in Oak Lawn, Ill.
The couple met at and graduated from Blue Island Community High School in Blue Island, Ill. In 1970, they moved from Illinois to the Denver area in Colorado, where they raised their family. In 1997, they moved to Trophy Club where they lived until moving to Granbury in 2008.
Doug is retired from Global Finishing Solutions where he was the National Sales Director. Darlene worked in administration including 20 years with the YMCA in Colorado.
They have four children; Jeff Courtney of Thorton, Colo., Kim and Steve Wathen of Arvada, Colo., Craig and Robin Courtney of Littleton, Colo., and Kevin and Lori Courtney of Decatur, Ala.; and eight grandchildren.