Richard “Dick” and Cheryl Bennett celebrated their 40th anniversary July 7.

They were married in 1973 by the late Rev. Tom McIntire at Cedar Grove Freewill Baptist Church.

He is the son of the late Kenneth and Emilie June Bennett. He is plant manager for Smith Concrete.

She is the daughter of the late Earl and Delores Davis. She is a retired nurse.

They are the parents of one son, John.