Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hankins of Marion will celebrate their 60th anniversary at a family dinner at noon Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, in Marion.
Gene Hankins and Linda Thompson were married Dec. 24, 1956 in Brookport.
Mr. Hankins was a parts manager at Vogler Ford in Carbondale.
Mrs. Hankins was a school bus driver in Marion.
The couple has three children, Darla Abney, Lisa Swan and Lowell "Buddy" Hankins.
They also have four grandchildrena and seven great-grandchildren.