Roderick "Rod" and Sharon Watson of Dallas celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Oct. 8.
They both grew up in Dallas. Rod graduated from Perrydale High School and Sharon graduated from Dallas High School.
Rodrick G. Watson and Sharon L. Tilgner were married at the Salt Creek Baptist Church in Dallas Oct. 8, 1965.
They live in Dallas where Rod continues to farm and Sharon is a homemaker.
They have five children, Jesse and his wife, Sharon Watson, Valerie Baxter, Adam Watson and Matthew Watson and five grandchildren.