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Coffman-Parlett

Tracy Serge Coffman and Mitchell Paul Parlett announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Cindy and Daniel Serge of Fairmont. She is the granddaughter of Carolean and the late Francis Schafer of Fairmont and the late Ellen and Daniel Serge of Fairmont. She is a graduate of ...

Fortney-Trembly

Don and Drenda Trembly of Newark and Kenny Fortney of Vincent and Nancy Fortney of Reno are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Donald Trembly II and Cassandra Fortney. The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of the late Calvin “Gene” Trembly and Alberta Martin and ...

Milligan-Staraitis

Eric J. Milligan and Suzanne M. Staraitis announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of John and Liz Staraitis of Garfield Heights, Ohio. She is a 2007 graduate of Ursuline College and a 2011 graduate of Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. She practices ...

Pitts-Snider

Stacie Pitts and Joshua Snider announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of the late Steven and Myra Pitts of Vienna. The prospective bridegroom is the son of Michael Snider (Sharon) of Waterford and Eva Dowlen (David) of Phoenix, Ariz. A December wedding is planned.

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Ortt—Catanese

Cassandra Ortt and Joseph Catanese were married on June 15 at the Muskingum River Park in Mariettta. Pastor Chad Mugrage officiated. The bride is the daughter of Jennifer and Jonathan Ortt of Ripley. The groom is the son of Josephine and the late Nickolas Catanese of North Brunswick, ...

Cole-Kuo

Aubrey Lyn Cole and Ren-Shuoh “Emory” Kuo were united in marriage on May 31 in an outdoor ceremony at the Marietta Shrine Club in Marietta. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor John Watkins. The bride is the daughter of Kevin H. Cole and Tracy R. Cole of Vincent. She is the granddaughter ...

Ritchea-Morgan

Megan Lynn Ritchea and Joseph Aaron Morgan were united in marriage on May 4 at the South Parkersburg Baptist Church in Parkersburg. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by Rev. Mark Houser. The bride is the daughter of Mark and Cindy Ritchea of Washington, W.Va. She is the granddaughter of ...

Newlon-Rinard

Cinda Newlon and Jordan Rinard were married on December 8 at North End Church of Christ in Parkersburg. Steven Haguewood of North End Church of Christ and Chris Roberts of 26th Street Church of Christ officiated. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Tracy Newlon of Parkersburg. She is the ...

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Badgett

Loy Dean Badgett and Connie Jean Gumm Badgett are celebrating their 50th anniversary Aug. 23. He is the son of Greeley and Maysel Jarvis Badgett Stalnaker of Minnora, W.Va. After basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, he was stationed at Craig Air Force Base in Selma, Ala. While home on ...

Waldron

Tom and Carol Waldron of Mineral Wells will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Aug. 19 with a family dinner. They were united in marriage Aug. 19, 1969, at Limestone United Methodist Church in Rockport by the late Rev. Amos McVey. She is the daughter of the late Albert “Mac” and Betty ...

Boothe

David and Sandy Boothe of Reedy, W.Va., will celebrate their 50th anniversary Aug. 11 with a reception from 2-4 p.m. at Gilboa Baptist Church, 3930 Barrcut Rd., Spencer. The couple was married Aug. 9, 1969, at Liverpool Methodist Church in LeRoy, W.Va., by the late Rev. Leon Strickland. She ...

Briggs

Jim and Barb Briggs were married Aug. 8, 1969 in Oakland, Md. They will celebrate with a picnic on Aug. 10. He is the son of the late James F. and Beulah Gessel Briggs. She is the daughter of the late John and Edna Schultz Heiss. They have four children: Jeff, April, Matthew and the late ...

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Queen

Carmen Faye Grimm Queen will be celebrating her 90th birthday on Sept. 8. She is the daughter of the late George and Sylvia Wise and the late Rev. Thomas B. Grimm. She was married to the late Howard D. Queen for 59 years. She has three children, Tom (Lori), Mike (Marty) and June (Larry), ...

Longwell

Virginia Anne Blackwell Longwell of Parkersburg is celebrating her 80th birthday. A wife, mother, grandmother, grea- grandmother and friend, she worked at Foodland and sold Avon for more than 22 years. She is celebrating her birthday with family. Send cards to 4817 Fourth Ave., Parkersburg, ...

Janks

Nona Boice Beebe Janks celebrated her 95th birthday on Saturday, May 25 at DaVinci’s. Family from all over the country, along with her DAR friends from the Blennerhassett Chapter, were treated to a video collection of photos from throughout her lifetime. Happy birthday was sung, cake was ...

Villers

Ruth P. Villers will celebrate her 90th birthday with a reception hosted by her children from 1-4 p.m. May 18 in the fellowship room of the Pennsboro Church of Christ, 205 E. Penn Ave., Pennsboro. Villers was born May 12, 1929, in Pullman, W.Va., to the late William Glenn and Gladys Iams ...