Mr. and Mrs. James E. Deal, Brazil, will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary Sept. 18, 2012.
The Deals are proud of their children, Suzanne Emily Olsen and son-in-law Keith, Jana Louise Renner and son-in-law Erik, and Evan Wells Deal, along with granddaughter Avery Denae Olsen.
Jim is the son of the late Ed and Margaret Deal. He has served Clay County for 30 years as a local attorney.
Kathy is the daughter of Joan Wells and the late Richard L. Wells. She has been a media specialist in Clay and Vigo School corporations for the last 30 years.
She is currently serving as the District Intervention Coach in the Vigo County School Corporation.
The couple is active in their church, Grace Chapel, and the El Shaddai Emmaus and West Central Indiana Chrysalis Christian communities.
Jim teaches at the House of Hope and is a member of the Brazil Concert Band, Christian Bar Association, Clay County Bar Association and a member/past president of the Rotary Club of Brazil.
Kathy is the president and Reality Store coordinator of the Clay Business Women's Club, the Clay County United Way 2012 Campaign Chair, and a member of the El Shaddai Board of Directors and the United Way Campaign Council of the Wabash Valley.
The couple was married at the First Baptist Church of Brazil Sept. 18, 1982.