Carl and Shirley Cays of Shelbyville have been married for 50 years. The couple were married April 12, 1961, in Shelbyville.
She is the former Shirley Samples. They are both retired and are members of Victory Baptist.
Children include Eric Cays and Carla Husband, both of Shelbyville, Kathy Turner of Waddy and Alan Cays of Longview, W.Va.