George and Charleen Bell of Washburn will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a reception on Sunday, October 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Washburn United Methodist Church. Friends and family are invited to attend.

The couple was married on October 28, 1953 at the Central Methodist Church in Kansas City, Mo. by Rev. Thomas B. Mather.

The couple has two children, Debbie and husband Gary Cumbie and Judy and husband Marty Dedmon. They also have four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Mr. & Mrs. Bell are each retired from Baldor Electric. Mr. Bell is a Korean War Veteran. They request that gifts not be given at the reception.