Ira and Thelma Inman of Sherman will celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary on Friday. They were married Feb. 28, 1942 in Sherman.

Ira and Thelma Inman of Sherman will celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary on Friday. They were married Feb. 28, 1942 in Sherman.


Thelma Inman was born at Leon Junction in Coryell County, the daughter of Thomas Joshua and Ettie Pearl (Wafer) Brisco. Ira Inman was born in Sherman, the son of Charles and Rosetta (Garrett) Inman. Both attended Sherman schools and are members of Grayson Bible Baptist Church where Ira Inman serves as a deacon.


The Inman’s children are Shirley Fortin and her husband, Bernard, of Sherman and Ira Eugene Inman and his wife, Ilona, of Denison. They have five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.