Jerry and Shirley Brown, Kokomo, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a surprise renewal of their vows by Pastor Allen Rawlins at Taylor Community Building.
Jerry and the former Shirley Arnett were married Oct. 9, 1987, in Kokomo by the Rev. David Cornelius. The couple met at the Eagles of Kokomo.
Shirley is a housewife, and Jerry is retired from Chrysler Corp.
Their children are Beckie Byrd, Kokomo, Mike McKinney, Kokomo, Randy Hubbard, Kokomo, Tammy Hubbard, Kokomo, Susie Baldwin, Galveston, Nancy Gate, Wabash, and Penny Reed, Tennessee. They have 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.