They were married in 1959 at the Union United Methodist Church in Jackson Township.
Mary Anne is the former Miss Evans. She is retired from the Terre Haute Tribune and Rose Hulman Institute of Technology.
Tom was previously self-employed.
They have two daughters Lori Pierce, Brazil; and Lisa and Brian Fane, Avon Lake, Ohio, two grandchildren Katie and Chad Lunsford, Pasadena, Calif.;, and Kraig and Brittany McClellan, Newmarket, N.H., two great-grandchildren Ava Klare Lunsford, Pasadena, and Owen Brady McClellan, Newmarket. In addition a second great-granddaughter is due in mid-October.
The entire family will celebrate over the Thanksgiving holiday with a trip to Destin, Fla.