Maebelle and Elwood Mallery

Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Mallery of Duncansville celebrate their 64th wedding anniversary on Sept. 12.

They were married Sept. 12, 1953, in Blue Knob.

Mrs. Mallery is the former Maebelle Saltsgiver.

Maebelle is the retired owner of Maebelle’s Custom Draperies, Altoona.

Elwood is a retired self-employed roofer.

The couple have nine children: Jeff of Shalimar, Fla.; Bud of Independance, Va.; Sharon Kawar of Paradise Valley, Ariz.; and Woody, David, Karen Glass, Joe, Jen Mallery-Cole and Kristen, all of Altoona.

They also have 20 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a large extended family.

Both attend the Berean Baptist Church, Duncans-ville.