Jo Beyril and Billy G. Sawin, of Farmington, recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.

The couple celebrated the milestone with a family dinner.

Jo and Billy were childhood sweethearts and married shortly before graduating from high school. They married on Dec. 21, 1946, in Lawton, Okla.

Billy retired in 1986 from Halliburton, and Jo was a housewife and mother.

The couple has two children, Glynna J. Stockham, of Farmington, and Kathy R. Stewart, of Aztez.

They have four grandchildren, Gregory Stock, of Blanco; Brent Stock, of Hobart, Wash.; Natalie Stewart, of Aztec; and Aaron Stockham, of Farmington. They also have seven great-grandchildren and five great great-grandchildren.

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