Marsh Dean and Patricia Sechrist Lyall of North Wilkesboro celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 1, with a family dinner at Ryan’s Steakhouse in Winston-Salem, given by their children.

The couple has three children, Terri Lewitt, (husband, Mark) of Moore, S.C.; Keith Lyall (wife, Melinda) of Wilkesboro; and David Lyall of Colfax. They also have six grandchildren, Lauren Balmer (husband, Jacob), David Lewitt (wife, Natalya), Ben Lyall, Sam Lyall, Katie Lyall and Allison Lyall.

Mrs. Lyall was a school guidance counselor at the Career Center and East Wilkes High School.

Mr. Lyall was superintendent of Wilkes County Schools and is also retired.

The Lyalls were married Aug. 6, 1960.

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