Paul Monroe Beckner and Bessie Marie Reese Beckner of Walker will celebrate their 60th anniversary on April 11.

They were married on April 11, 1953, at the First Church of the Nazarene in Parkersburg where they are still members.

The Rev. H. Harvey Hendershot officiated the ceremony.

She is the daughter of the late Ralph and Helen Shaffer Reese of Deerwalk. She is a graduate of Parkersburg High School and a homemaker.

He is the son of the late Thomas S. and Helen Nutter Beckner of Walker. He is retired from Teamsters Local 175 with 40 years of service at DuPont.

They are the parents of three children, Tom (Marilyn) Beckner of Walker, Becky (Tim) Johnson of Parkersburg and Steven (Tina) Beckner of Newark.

They have two grandchildren, Angela Dawn Beckner and Stanley Paul Beckner.

They will celebrate their anniversary at a dinner with their children and grandchildren.

Cards may be sent to them at 14661 Staunton Turnpike, Walker, WV 26180.