For minister, wife, it’s half-century and counting

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Ira Holt can’t count how many funerals and weddings he’s been a part of, but that’s what five decades of service in the church ministry will do to you.

Holt, the pastor of First Wesleyan Church in Seymour, has been married to Betty Holt for almost 59 years, and the couple recently celebrated 50 years together involved in the church ministry.

They gathered at the church, 101 E. Eighth St., and celebrated with their congregation, family and friends.

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