Jack and Lee Ann Coats of Beardstown will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary July 10. They were married in Beardstown on July 10, 1954.
Jack is retired from Fiat-Allis in Springfield and Lee Ann is retired from the First State Bank of Beardstown. Both are active in the First Christian Church of Beardstown.
Jack and Lee Ann have four children: Vallery in Arizona, Stephanie in Springfield, Jeff in Sugar Grove, Jon in Belleville, seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
A reception will be held at the First Christian Church of Beardstown on Sunday, July 13 from 2-4 p.m. The couple requests no gifts please.