Jack and Dorothy Cole celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 2, 2011.
Residents of Lincoln for their entire lives, they ran Cole's Propane Gas (now Cole's Appliance).
They have four children: Ken (Kate) Cole of Perry, Kathy (Ed) Franklin of Harrisville, Kevin (Candy) Cole of Lincoln and Brad (Lucy) Cole of Lincoln. They also have nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
The Coles are very active in the First Baptist Church and they enjoy gardening and playing Scrabble.