The Thomas' celebrate 60 years of marriage with a family dinner at Shakertown. There were 29 of their family in attendance.
James Thomas and Dora Rhorer were married in Wilmore on Nov. 14, 1947 at the Asbury College farm by the Rev. Nelson Bradshaw. Bradshaw was a student at Asbury College and the farm manager of the Asbury College farm. James was the son of Hugh S. Thomas and Lorena Grace Moore Thomas, Dora was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson "Jeff" Rhorer and Elda Ruth Watson Rhorer.
The Thomas' have three daughters, Margaret Louise and husband Robert Curtsinger, Sandra Ruth Wilkinson and Angie Beall Simpson.
They have 10 grandchildren and 11 great- grandchildren.