Ben and Evalena Mayo of Bentonville, AR celebrated their 70th anniversary on January 1st, 2016. They were married on January 1st, 1946 in Springdale, AR. They have 3 children: late Charles Mayo, George Mayo and late Peggy Mayo. They have 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. They are lifelong servants to Northwest Arkansas. Ben has been an active member of the Bentonville Masonic lodge for 37 years. Evalena was a math teacher for 15 years, was a founding trustee of the Northwest Arkansas Community College, severed on the board for 12 years and was chairman for 3 years. They are members of Rogers First Christian Church.