Betty and Virgil Herron

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Betty and Virgil Herron of Rockport will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a private celebration with family.

The couple wed Aug. 1, 1946, at St. Bernard Rectory in Rockport.

The Herrons are the parents of Julie Herron of Boonville, Jo Gentry of Owensboro, Ky., and Jeri (Jim) Phelps of Alachua, Fla. They have three grandsons and two great-grandsons.

Virgil retired from Martin-Serrin Insurance Co. in Rockport.