The two were married on Dec. 24, 1952 by the Rev. D.E. Allred at his home.
The couple have spent their entire life in Rome with the exception of the two years of military service in Germany.
Mr. Williams works full-time at his business, R & J Paint and Body Shop.
The couple enjoys traveling and have visited all 50 states and several foreign countries during their marriage. They enjoy working in their garden where they grow food for family and friends. Robert also loves woodworking and Ella enjoys crocheting and growing beautiful flowers.
They have three children, Jeff and Jean Williams, Mark and Julie Williams and Dathan and Robin Sorrow. They have five grandchildren.