Deaton and Priscilla Brown were married in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, on May 27, 1950 at the Paul’s Valley Church of God where they first met. In 1989 Deaton retired from the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company and he and Priscilla moved from Anchorage, Alaska to Tulsa, Oklahoma where they currently reside.

A celebration and reception will be planned for a later date when the COVID-19 crisis is over.