Banfords celebrate 60 years

Joe and Vera (Abbott) Banford of Wilmington will celebrate 60 years of marriage with a beach vacation with family in Panama City, Florida. They were married June 28, 1957 in Springfield.

They have two daughters, Terri Banford Doarn of Loveland and Tami Banford Schirack of Victor, Colorado; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Joe is retired from the United States Postal Service in Fairborn. Vera is retired from Macaulay-Brown Inc. in Dayton.

The couple requests no gifts, please.