Paul and Patsy Smith of Mt. Vernon will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on July 18.
The couple were married July 18, 1954, at Southwest Church of Christ by the Rev. J. Parsons.
They are the parents of two children, Michael D. Smith and wife Diane of Hanover Park and Julie A. (Smith) O’Leary and husband Dan of East Dundee; they have four grandchildren, Jeff Smith and wife Cary, Leslie (Smith) Senese and husband Jeremy, Brian Smith and Erin (O’Leary) Baker and husband Josh; and five great-grandchildren, Brendan, Emma, Sophie, Tyler and Sadie.
A private dinner party has been planned with extended family to celebrate the special occasion.