Mr. and Mrs. James Garner of Van Buren celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary Jan 22.

Mrs. Garner is the former Margie King of Fort Smith. The couple retired in 2010 from Garner Abattoir and Meat Processing Plant, their family business they started with the late Arthur and Gertrude Garner in 1962.

They had four children, LeDanna Garner-Kennon, Shana Garner, the late James David Garner and the late Cherryl Garner, who left them with two children, James Darren Garner and Dava Garner-Jennen, all of Van Buren. They also have three more grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.