Ronald and Nora Howell of Carthage will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house at 2 p.m. Aug. 4 at Community of Christ Church, 590 N. Madison, in Carthage. Family and friends are invited.
Mr. and Mrs. Howell were married Aug. 3, 1958, at Appanoose Presbyterian Church in Niota.
Mrs. Howell is a daughter of the late Guy and Myrtle Whitson of Springfield, Mo., formerly of Niota. Mr. Howell is a son of the late Raymond and Nellidene Howell of Hull.
They are the parents of the late Gerald Douglas (Amy) Howell of Middletown, Iowa, Jeffrey (Tammara) Howell of Nokomis and Janis (the late Alan) Whitson of Redondo Beach, Calif. They have eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Mr. Howell retired from the W.L. Miller Co., and Mrs. Howell retired from the Hancock County Nursing Home.
Cards may be sent to Mr. and Mrs. Howell at 1361 NCR 2350, P.O. Box 105, Carthage, IL 62321.