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10-15-17 E-Rogers

Rogers Fordyce

Jessica Rogers and Evan Fordyce both of Parkersburg, announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of William and Laura Rogers of Parkersburg. She is a 2015 graduate of Parkersburg High School and attends West Virginia Wesleyan. After completing her bachelor’s of science degree, ...

Bell-DeBarr

Bob and Sharon Bell of Belleville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebekah Ann Bell, to Matthew Curtis DeBarr, son of Dave and Christie DeBarr of Parkersburg. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Parkersburg South High School and Marshall University. She received a master’s degree in ...

09-03-17 E-Brooks

Brooks-Verhoff

Mackenzie Lauren Brooks and Devin Michael Verhoff announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Jeffrey and Tammie Brooks of Vincent. She is the granddaughter of Kenneth and Karen Newbrough of Vincent and Sue Brooks and the late Arthur Brooks of Vienna. She is a 2013 graduate ...

09-03-17 E-Cottrell

Cottrell-Brunicardi

Peter and Lisa Schindler and Tony and Linda Brunicardi announce the engagement of their children, Cortney Cottrell and Tony Brunicardi. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Lisa C. Schindler and the late Stephen G. Cottrell. She is a 2012 graduate of Parkersburg High School and a 2016 graduate ...

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08-27-17 W-Linko

Sprouse-Linko

Amanda R. Sprouse and Jacob E. Linko were united in marriage on Aug. 5 at the Woodridge Golf Course in Mineral Wells. The bride is the daughter of Leo and Melinda Sprouse of Waverly. She is the granddaughter of Ruth Leonard and the late James H. Leonard of Waverly and the late Vernon and Cora ...

08-20-17 W-PassarettiCOLOR

Passaretti-Boles

Jo Anne Patricia Passaretti and James Anthony Boles were united in marriage July 8, 2017, at New Hope Church in Lorton, Va. Pastor Rusty Coram officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Joseph Passaretti of Old Bridge, N.J., and Jacqueline Ash of Freehold, N.J. The groom is the son ...

08-06-17 W-Farrrar

Harrell-Farrar

Julie Elizabeth Harrell and Aaron David Farrar were united in marriage on May 20, 2017, at the Liberty Street Church of God. The bride is the daughter of the Rev. Brian and Nancy Harrell. She is the granddaughter of Barbara Harrell of Parkersburg. She is a 2000 graduate of Parkersburg High ...

07-23-17 W-Williams

Williams-Esker

Jessica Michelle Williams and Jeffrey Norbert Esker were united in marriage on May 27 at St. Catherine of Sienna Catholic Church in Mobile, Ala. The bride is the daughter of Tracey and Francis Williams of Wilmer, Ala. She is a graduate of Auburn University. She is the chief financial officer ...

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Dowler

Ernest and Eva Dowler of Washington, W. Va., will celebrate their 60th anniversary on October 18. The couple were married on October 18, 1957, in Parkersburg, by the late R.C. Oliver. He is the son of Charles Ray Dowler and the late Gwendolyn Hope Brunton Dowler. He served in the United ...

10-15-17 A-Turner

Turner

Heryl and Tonabell Turner will celebrate their 60th anniversary. They were married at the First Baptist Church at Glenville on Oct. 19, 1957. He is retired from Dupont (last working in riggers) and she is retired teacher from Wood County (2nd grade at Gihon School). They are the parents of ...

10-08-17 A-Valentine

Valentine

Dick and Shirley Valentine of Parkersburg will celebrate their 65th anniversary. They were married Oct. 12, 1952, at Calvary Baptist Church in Parkersburg. He is retired from DuPont Washington Works. She is retired from the Wood County Board of Education. They are the parents of two sons, ...

10-01-17 A-Poole

Poole

Howard Keith and Velma Margaret Daugherty Poole, of Washington, W.Va., will celebrate their 65th anniversary on Wednesday, Oct. 4. They were united in marriage on October 4, 1952, by minister Grover J. Johnson, in Pennsboro, W.Va. He is the older son of the late Elias Howard and the late Iva ...

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09-24-17 B-Border

Border

Willis C. Border of Davisville celebrated his 94th birthday on Sept. 17 with family. The World War II Marine veteran and retiree from the DuPont Washington Works spent the afternoon with grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other members of the family. He was born in Ritchie County on Sept. ...

09-03-17 BI-Marshall

Marshall Twins

Lindel Marshall Lantz and Lila Marshall Eagle will be honored by family and friends for their 90th birthday at Lindel’s home in Vienna. They were born September 3, 1927, the twin daughters of the late Virginia and Perla Marshall in Parkersburg. They are 1945 graduates of Parkersburg High ...

09-03-17 BI-Wilcox

Wilcox

Betty Wilcox of Vienna will celebrate her 85th birthday on September 9. She was born Sept. 9, 1932, to the late James Myron and Eula Ferree Criss of Parkersburg. She has a younger sister, JoAnn Fisher of Tulsa, Okla, and a younger brother, the late James E. Criss of Parkersburg. She is a ...

Hitt

Veletta Hitt will celebrate her 80th birthday at 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Progress Ridge Community Building, 4115 Progress Ridge, Walker. She was born Sept. 11, 1937, in Walker to the late George H. McLaughlin and Freda Beha McLaughlin. No gifts, but cards are welcome.