Eugene and Rosemary Gaines of Shawnee are celebrating 40 years of marriage Oct. 21, 2018.

Eugene and Rosemary Gaines of Shawnee are celebrating 40 years of marriage Oct. 21, 2018.

Rosemary Lawrence and Eugene Gaines were married Oct. 21, 1978, at Trinity Baptist Church in Spencer.

Eugene graduated from Shawnee High School in 1973, and Rosemary graduated from Luther High School in 1977.

Their children are LaTosha Gaines, Shawnee; Crystal Gaines, Del City; Meagan Gaines, Shawnee; and William Gaines, Shawnee. They have one grandchild, Kenny Gaines.

They will celebrate by having a family gathering at a later date.