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It's been 50 years since "I do"


May 6, 2021

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Del and Adena Avery celebrate their golden Anniversary on May 8 this year, a day shy of Mother's Day. Over the 50 years of marriage, they have shared in great times with family and friends, made their mark as business owners and delight in taking time out to travel to unknown places.

DAYTON–Del and Adena Avery were married May 8, 1971 on Mother's Day. It was to be an easy day to remember because it was Mother's Day that year. "We were married on Mother's Day of 1971, thinking it would help Del to remember the date," Adena reflected. "Our thinking was incorrect because the Mother's Day date does not stay the same every year."

During their many years together, the two owned...

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