Jerry and Jane Haynes were married Aug. 24, 1957 in Phoenix, Ariz. at St. Mary's Church.
They lived in Phoenix until 1968, at that time Jerry was transferred to Payson by APS and retired from the utility in 1996.
Jane was a businesswoman in Payson for 29 years and retired in 2002.
They raised two sons, Michael (Reneé) and Patrick (Michelle) and have six grandchildren, Breann, LeighAnne, Jeri Lynn, Danielle, Hunter and Gregory. They have one great-grandson Colton, 8 months old.
They will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with a 16-day cruise to Panama in September.