John C. and Betty N. Young celebrated their 70th anniversary on June 21.
The couple were married on June 21, 1947 by Rev. E. L. Norwood at his home in Rome.
John is a Lexington, South Carolina native while Betty was born in Rome.
The Youngs have two children: Sue (Roland) Davis and Mary Ann (Larry) Landers, both of Rome.
They have two grandchildren, three great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.