Save the last dance for me

Wilma and John McLean with South Lanarkshire provost Ian McAllan and Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire Mary Hernon
Wilma and John McLean with South Lanarkshire provost Ian McAllan and Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire Mary Hernon

Uddingston couple Joan and Wilma McLean first met at a church dance in their teens and have now celebrated 60 years of married life.

The couple were joined by their children – Anne, Caroline and John Jnr – and grandsons – Bryan, Jordan and Jack – to mark the occasion.

John’s engineering background saw him set up Clydeway Supplies; John Jnr now runs the firm, but his parents are still involved.

Wilma had her own management career working for a number of companies including James Hastie Bakers.

The couple enjoy a fit and healthy lifestyle, have travelled the world together and regularly attend church.

John is president of Mid Clyde Angling Club, as well as a past president of West of Scotland Motor Cycle Club.

He also dived with the Scottish Sub Aqua Club although is more likely to found these days at Uddingston Bowling Club.