Mr. and Mrs. James M. Hart will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 24, 2013.

Jim has been a Minister of Music for 60 years. Jim and Claudia have sung together since meeting at Wayland Baptist University in 1952 in Plainview, Texas. They have served churches in Texas, Arkansas, New Mexico and Arizona.

Jim and Claudia have three children, Jim and Ginger Hart of Goldthwaite, Debra and Randy Hardman, Gail, and Tim and Robin Hart, all of Abilene. They have seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Jim currently served as Minister of Music at First Baptist Church in Santa Anna, having retired from full-time ministry in 1999.