Bob and Helen Howard celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday.
Bob and the former Helen Maple were married July 27, 1953, in First Baptist Church by the Rev. J.M. Newsom.
Bob is retired from Haynes International, and Helen is a housewife.
Their children are Don (deceased), David, Bobby, Tammy, Jeff and Michelle. They have 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.