Balls to celebrate 60th


John and Arlene Ball of Franklin, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on June 21. The couple was married at West Somerset Baptist Church in West Somerset, N.Y., on June 21, 1958. They have three children, Kathy Wolfe married to Steve Wolfe of Lizella, Ga.; Jeff Ball who lives in Portland, Me.; and Kristina Loughborough, of Franklin. They have eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren and one on the way. John was born in England and moved to America at 16 years old. He met his wife, Arlene Hole, in West Somerset, N.Y. The couple has lived in New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Japan and here in Franklin for 23 years.