Larry and LouAnn Waddell, of Granbury, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family gathering in Salado. The party was hosted by their children: Billy Waddell, Bridette Durdin and husband Carl, and Gary Waddell and wife Jenny.
Larry and LouAnn were high school sweethearts at S.F. Austin High in Houston. They were married on Aug. 29, 1953 at Garden Villas Methodist Church in Houston.
Larry is retired from Bayer Chemical and LouAnn retired from banking.
The couple have eight grandchildren: Stephanie Phillips and husband Matt, Jessica Waddell, Courtney Waddell, Ryan Durdin, Drew Durdin and wife Melissa, Trey Durdin and wife Brianna, Mason Waddell and Lauren Waddell.
They also have three great-grandchildren: Maycee Phillips, Porter Phillips and Reese Durdin with two more due later this year.
Larry and LouAnn gives thanks for family, friends and their years together.