David and Linda Harrison
David and Linda Harrison, of Taylorville, formerly of Metropolis, recently celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary.
were married on Aug. 26, 1965, at Emanuel Baptist Church in Metropolis. Gene Meyer performed the ceremony. John Leek was the best man.
Joyce Babb, the sister
of the bride, was the maid of honor.
The former Linda Babb is retired. Mr. Harrison is retired from Lockheed Martin Utility Systems (USEC) and the Illinois Department of Corrections.
The couple have four sons — Tom Harrison and Joe Harrison, both of Springfield, Mike Harrison of Metropolis and Kevin Harrison of LaPlatta, Missouri — and six grandchildren.