They were married on December 24, 1948 in Corinth, Miss.
Mrs. McClain, the former Irma Lou Dunn, is the daughter of the late Early and Geneva Dunn of Benton.
Mr. McClain is the son of the late Clifton and Nettie McClain.
Their children are Philip McClain and fiancé Lisa Williams of Hereford, Texas, Diane Dodd and husband Joe of Benton and Lisa Poston and husband Michael of Benton. They have seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
Mr. McClain is owner/operator of McClain Barber Shop in Benton. Mrs. McClain is an accomplished seamstress and homemaker.
They are celebrating with a private dinner with family.