Bill and Jean Barkley of Van Buren will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 8 with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. at First Assembly of God Church, 1014 Fayetteville Road in Van Buren. They were married June 11, 1953, in Farmersville, Calif., by the late Rev. Albert Neal. Mrs. Barkley is the former Jean Ferguson of Savannah, Okla., and is a retired therapeutic foster parent. Mr. Barkley is a native of Springdale and is employed part time at Yeager’s. They have two children, Rhonda Adams and Pam Harrison, both of Alma, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. They request no gifts.