Dwight and Gayle Maxson, Denton residents since 1958, celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on August 13, 2011 with a surprise party at The Downtowner in Denton given by their family. They were married in Haskell, Texas on September 3, 1961.
Dwight was an Electronics Engineer in the Physics Department at the University of North Texas for 39 years. Gayle retired from the Denton Independent School District as a reading teacher at Lee Elementary.
The couple have two children: Kevin Maxson and wife, Corinia of Denton, Texas and Laura and husband, Allen Kirk of Bayfield, Colorado. They have eleven grandchildren, Ariel and Robert Maxson of Denton; Luke, Zachary, Jessica, Matthew, Michael, Melissa, Rachel, Michelle and Joshua Kirk of Bayfield, Colorado.