Mr. and Mrs. Dean Akridge of Fredonia will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on May 17.
The former Nona Taylor and Dean Akridge were united in marriage on May 17, 1958, at the Marion Baptist Church in Marion. The Rev. Shelby Beaty performed the ceremony with Mary Lou Taylor and Tom Jones serving as witnesses.
Mrs. Akridge is a retired teacher from Lyon County High School. She is the daughter of the late E. G. Taylor and Marcella Matthews Taylor.
Mr. Akridge is retired from Akridge Farm Supply in Fredonia. He is the son of the late T.R. Akridge and Rosalie Dean Akridge.
The are the parents of: Jay Akridge, West Lafayette, Ind.; Paul Akridge, Eddyville; and Lance Akridge, Brentwood, Tenn.
They have seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.