Marvin and Joella Ellis of Argyle, Texas are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary.They were married at the home of J.E. Hawk on Copper Canyon Road by Rev. Ramsey Wright on September 13, 1952.
Joella graduated high school from North Texas Demonstration School.Marvin is a Denton High School Alumnus.Both Marvin and Joella are descended from early Denton county settlers.Following in their footsteps, the couple pursued a living in agribusiness first and later in other successful enterprises, including ranching in Nashoba, Oklahoma.
Marvin served many years as a deacon and elder at Church of Christ Clayton, Oklahoma and Lake Dallas Church of Christ where they are still active members.
Marvin was founding board member of Bartonville Water Supply Corp. serving as its first secretary-treasurer.Later he was a director at Co Serv for 25 years.
Their family includes two sons, Mick and wife Lin of Dallas, Texas and Randy and wife Gretchen of Argyle, Texas and their two children Hannah and Miles.