Jim and Pat Allen of Franklin are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner hosted by their children.

Mr. Allen and his wife, the former Patricia Leser were married April 29, 1956, at Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Franklin.

He was self-employed and is now retired.

She is retired from PNC Bank.

They are the parents of Brad Allen of Indianapolis and Amy Olson of Southport and grandparents of three grandchildren.