Mr. and Mrs. Mel Farley were united in marriage on June 15, 1957 in Vienna, W.Va.
They have three children, Cindy of Payson, Kathy of Sierra Vista and Butch of Chandler.
They have six grandchildren, Jason, Andrea, Catalina, Shannon, Taylor and Jarrod and one great grandson, Jeremiah.
Mel and Roxie moved to Payson in 1979 where, after 41 years of working with U.S. West, Mel retired in 1998. Roxie worked as secretary of Community Presbyterian Church.
After retiring, they traveled around the states and Canada.
They have now retired a second time in Chandler.