John and Nelma Young of Prague will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 16, 2016.

John and Nelma Young of Prague will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 16, 2016.

The couple was married in Shawnee in 1951.

John and Nelma became the parents of three children: Terry Allen, the late Donnie Joe, and the late John Stanley.

They have four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

They will celebrate their anniversary with a come-and-go event from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Prague Middle School cafeteria. No gifts are requested. All friends and family are invited and encouraged to stop by and encourage them on 65 years together.