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12-10-17 E-Taylor

Taylor-Davis

Kevin and Stephanie Riffle of Parkersburg and Benjamin Taylor of Parkersburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Quinci Celeste Taylor, to Samuel Edward Davis, son of Doug and Kathy Davis of Vienna. The bride-to-be is a 2015 graduate of Parkersburg High School. She is employed as a ...

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 ...

Weddings | VIEW ALL

Klinger—Walden

Kathleen Elora Klinger and LTC Foy Steven Walden were married on Jan. 21, 2017 at Graham Chapel in Montreat, N.C. Dr. Steve Harris, founding pastor of New Life Community Church, Asheville, N.C., officiated. The bride is the daughter of Edward and Charlita Craig Klinger, formerly of Little ...

11-26-2017 W-Holcomb

Hill—Holcomb

Samantha Payden Hill and Anthony Jordan Holcomb were united in marriage on October 19, 2017, at Ripley Baptist Temple. Pastor Bret Wiley officiated the ceremony. Pastor Rick Perrine and Youth Pastor Grant Garber assisted in the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Kimberly Hill and the ...

11-26-2017 W-Hohenstatt

Russell-Hohenstatt

Abby Russell and Johannes Hohenstatt were united in marriage at 3:45 p.m. Saturday, September 30, 2017, at the Georg Mueller Winery in Hattenheim, Germany in the presence of 115 friends and family. The ceremony was officiated by Christina Kelley and Maximilian Benckendorff. A reception and ...

11-12-17 W-MoyersCOLOR

Hamilton-Moyers

Luria McKenna Hamilton and Issac Lewis Moyers were married Oct. 24 in Oakland, Md. The bride is the daughter of Charles and Luria Sue Hamilton of Parkersburg. She is a graduate of Parkersburg High School and West Virginia University. She is employed by Monongalia County Schools. The groom is ...

Anniversaries | VIEW ALL

12-10-17 A-CoxCOLOR

Cox

Raymond D. Cox and M. Yvonne Watts Cox celebrated their 60th anniversary with a reception Nov. 11 at Fairlawn Baptist Church. They were married Nov. 24, 1957, at Elizabeth Baptist Church in Elizabeth by the Rev. Vairl Winter. They are the parents of six children, Donita Rae Cox of Fleming, ...

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Stanley

Jim and Grace Stanley are celebrating their 50th anniversary. They were married on Dec. 23, 1967, at United Methodist in Parkersburg by the late Bill Angel and the late Earl Brookover. He is the son of the late Abe and Marjorie Stanley. He owned and operated Stanley Building until he ...

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Bailey

The Baileys would like to invite family and friends to a celebration of the 70th anniversary of George “Pete” and Winsome “Winnie” Bailey. The open house will be held from 1-4 p.m. Dec. 10 at Jordan and Sarah Bailey’s house at 1516 Washington Ave., Parkersburg. They were married ...

12-10-17 A-McGee

McGee

Gary and Shelia McGee of Belpre will celebrate their 50th anniversary from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, with family and friends at the 19th St. Church of God Family Life Center in Parkersburg. They were married December 26, 1967, at the 10th Ave. Church of God in Parkersburg by Reverend Ron ...

Birthdays | VIEW ALL

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.