Mary and Alex Usher of Hoover will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on May 8.
Mary Dison was born in Clay County and moved to Birmingham to work. Alex’s sister introduced her to Alex. The couple dated for about six months and married on May 8, 1948.
Mary is retired from Alabama Power, and Alex is retired from U.S. Steel.
Mary and Alex have one son, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.