Mr. and Mrs. George Cannon of Morton celebrated their 60th anniversary on Dec. 28.

Mr. Cannon and the former Joy Fry were married Dec. 28, 1952, at the First Baptist Church in Grayville.

A celebration in honor of the couple was given by Janice Witt and Diana Hovey at 4 p.m. Dec. 22 at their home.

They are the parents of two children, Janice Cannon Witt of Jerseyville and Diana Kay Cannon of Morton. They also have three grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren.

Mr. Cannon was employed by Caterpillar  in East Peoria as an illustrator for education and training.

Mrs. Cannon was employed by Creve Coeur School District No. 76 as a fifth-grade teacher in Creve Coeur.