Posted: September 8, 2013 at 4:23 a.m.

Billie Marie and Walter Thayer of Little Rock celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Friday at a dinner party at Bravo’s restaurant hosted by their children. The couple were married Sept. 10, 1948. She is the former Billie Marie Howell and retired from St. Vincent Health System. He is retired from the Small Business Administration. They are the parents of Susan McKinney of Brentwood, Tenn., and Kay Ely of Lorton, Va. The couple have six grandchildren.

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High Profile, Pages 42 on 09/08/2013