Jack and Maxine Purdom, of Monett, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Monett Senior Center, located at 405 Dairy St. in Monett. The celebration will be hosted by family members. Jack Purdom and Maxine Risley were married on Nov. 28, 1952, at Neosho. They are the parents of four children, Mike and Kathy Purdom, of Trinidad; Jacquelyn and Jack Schlessman, of Purdy; Martha and Mike Welch, of Bellingham, Wash.; and Tammy and Perry Smallwood, of Purdy. They have 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to attend the celebration. The omission of gifts is requested.