NORMAN — The Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Les Brown, of Norman, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary May 31, 2014, at the Ambassador Hotel in Oklahoma City, a gift from their children. This followed a trip to Copenhagen, Denmark, and a Baltic Sea cruise in May.
Leslie C. Brown and Joyce E. Bilyeu were married in Oklahoma City on May 31, 1964.
During their years of marriage, Les served ministries in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at Twin Falls, Idaho, and at Dover, Kingfisher, Norman and Midwest City.
Joyce was a public school teacher for 30 years, 25 of which were at McKinley Elementary School in Norman.
Their children are Stacy E. Brown and Brian C. Brown and his wife Katie and their daughter, Mali, who live in Oklahoma City.
Both retired, the Browns remain active in church activities and enjoy frequent travel.
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