Ross and Dottie Ardery of Copeland will celebrate 40 years of marriage in 2013. They plan to celebrate later in the year.

Ross Ardery and Dottie Hammer were married Jan. 6, 1973, at Sublette Christian Church in Sublette.

They have three children: Ryan and his wife Andrea live in Satanta; Rustin and his wife Jessica reside in Broomfield, Colo.; and Tina lives in Oklahoma City. They also have five grandchildren.