Gary and Janice Davis of Parkersburg will celebrate their 40th anniversary today.

The couple was married June 16, 1973, in Elkins at Otterbein United Methodist Church.

He is the son of Maxine Davis and the late Paul Davis of Parkersburg.

She is the daughter of the late Wyatt Harper Judy and the late Bessie “Bobbi” Judy of Elkins.

They are both retired school teachers from the Wood County Board of Education.

They are the parents of Kristopher (Christy) Davis of Morgantown and Courtney (James Dove) Davis, also of Morgantown.

They are the grandparents of Brenan Michael Davis and Liam Bryan Davis.

The couple was surprised by a party by their family at Colombo’s Restaurant in Parkersburg.