Melvin (Pepper) and Eula Goers, Union, celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary March 17, 2013. It also was Mr. Goers’ birthday. He was born March 17, 1919.

Mr. Goers, then of Bland, and the former Miss Eula Wolf Torbet, then of Linden, Ala., were united in marriage March 17, 1945, in the chapel of the naval air base in Pensacola, Fla. He was a navy pilot, and she worked for the U.S. government.

Mrs. Goers this year also celebrated her 70th class reunion from Judson Christian College in Marion, Ala. The school will mark its 175th anniversary next year. Mrs. Goers’ grandmother, Eula Wolf, and her mother, Francis Cunningham, also attended Judson.