Paul and Dianne Cokeley of Montesano recently celebrated 50 years of marriage.
Paul Cokeley married Dianne Thomasson on June 19, 1964, in the Montesano Presbyterian Church.
Paul and Dianne are graduates of Montesano High School and have spent most of their lives in Montesano.
Mr. Cokeley is a retired Aberdeen teacher, and Mrs. Cokeley is currently employed as an office manager for Jim Hunter and Associates in Tumwater.
The couple have three children, Scott Cokeley and Brian Cokeley, both of Montesano, and Kimberly Farnsworth of Columbia, S.C., as well as three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.