This past September, J.R. and Irene Kerley Fout celebrated 60 years of marriage. They were married by Carl Davis Sep. 6, 1949, in Elizabeth, Ark. J.R. Fout was born in Gamaliel, Ark., and attended Viola Schools. Rexie Irene Kerley was born in Elizabeth, Ark., and attended Elizabeth and Viola Schools. J.R. Fout is a retired truck driver. Irene Fout enjoys making quilts. They reside in Tyler, Texas. Their children include: Linda and Jim Nelson of Tyler, Ale and Gary Fout of Cypress, Texas, Becky Parker of Tyler and Carrie and Mike Fout of Brownsboro, Texas. They have 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Their 60th wedding celebration was held at the home of their daughter, Linda Nelson, and family and friends.