Floyd W. Shely and Lorene Knight Shely (Bill and Lou) celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary April 20.
The couple were married on April 20, 1946, after a three-month courtship.
The couple met in Louisville, through a mutual friend, Eva Searcy of Anderson County. They lived in Louisville for 19 years, then moved to Anderson County in 1965, where they purchased a farm that had been in the Shely family since before the Civil War.
The couple has three daughters, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.