Jack and Alta Watkins of Wichita Falls are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple married on Sept. 27, 1957 in Brownwood and has four children — Margie Dulany of Silsbee, Mandy Dulany of Cypress, Pam Miller of Wichita Falls and Vaughn Watkins of Weatherford.
Jack is a welder and is employed through Ferguson Veresh in Wichita Falls, and loves spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and photography. Alta retired from Wichita Falls ISD where she worked in the cafeteria. After that, she owned and operated a daycare until 2006. She loves spending time with her family, knitting, crocheting, other crafts and reading.
The children will host a diamond anniversary celebration for their parents from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at Arrowhead Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.