Joan and Harry Barnes

June 23, 2013

LIMA Mr. and Mrs. Harry (Hap) Barnes, of Lima, will celebrate 60 years of marriage June 27, 2013.

Barnes and the former Joan Crawford were married June 27, 1953, in Pittsburgh, Pa., by the Rev. Robert Baker.

They are the parents of three sons, David (Coleen) Barnes, of Indiana, Paul (April) Barnes, of Lincoln, Neb. and Stephen (Nancy) Barnes, of Dayton; and one daughter, Linda (David) Bjerke, of Birmingham, Mich. They have nine grandchildren and two great-grandsons.

Barnes is retired and works part-time at Chamberlain Huckeriede Funeral Home. His wife is retired from General Dynamics Land Systems Division. She teaches art privately in her home studio.