Eddie and the former Jean Scillion were married on Sept. 22, 1963, at Lakeview Baptist Church by Rev. Roy Brown. Their attendants were Gene and Margaret Maddox.
Mrs. Darnell is the daughter of the late Floyd and Pearle Scillion. She is a retired mail carrier for the Gilbertsville Post Office.
Mr. Darnell is the son of the late Ophus and Rosie Darnell. He is a retired welder for Pennwalt.
They have three children, Steve Darnell of Calvert City, Brad Darnell of Gilbertsville and Wendy Darnell Greer of Gilbertsville. They have six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.