Mr. James Edward Jolly and Mrs. Wanda Jo (Wirth) Jolly celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a Christmas Eve family gathering in Plano, Texas.
The couple met in Shawnee, where Wanda worked for Southwestern Bell and Jim managed the Shawnee Hawks baseball team.
They were married Dec. 24, 1952, in Bentonville, Ark.
They are the parents of Terry and Terri Jolly of Naples, Fla.; Tony and Linda Jolly of Plano; Cindy and David Smoak of Tyler, Texas; and Kim and Jim Primos of Plano.
Jim and Wanda are grandparents to Jamie and her husband Scott of Norman; Aubrey and her husband Blair of Durham, N.C.; Shannon of Plano: Jason and Melissa of Garland, Texas; Lauren of Naples, Fla.; Craig of Tyler; Patrick and his fiancée Mary Anne of Jacksonville, Fla.; and Jennifer of Plano.
They also share five great grandchildren: Shawn, Addison, Chase, Nicholas and Carter, and two four-legged children, Molly and Bogie.