Kenneth and Mary Gay celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary July 2, 2001, with a small family gathering.
The couple were married in 1936 in Corsicana, Texas. The bride was 17 years old and the groom was 25-years-old.
They moved to Tempe in August 1946 and to Payson in 1972. They have four children, Wayne Gay and his wife, Cheryl, David Gay and his wife, Karen, Larry Gay and his wife, Antonette, all of Payson, Karen Drobniewski and her husband, Mitch ,of Colorado, 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.