A surprise party was given in their honor on June 25, hosted by their two children, Deb (Darrell) Wilson and Scott (Wendy) Barnett. A special blessing was given to the couple on Sunday, July 3 at Mass.
The couple has five grandchildren, Brittany and Brandon Wilson, and Cory, Vivian and Julia Barnett. Carol owns Carol’s Ultra Stitch and Variety store in downtown Willard, and Mel rents apartments. The couple enjoys spending time with their family and traveling to Arizona