Bill and Carol Watson of Marietta will celebrate their 65th anniversary on Dec. 19.

They were married in Philadelphia, Pa., in 1948.

They both lived in Newtown Pa. until moving to West Virginia in 1964. He worked for Walker-Parkersburg, a division of Textron, as controller and later as vice president of finance until he retired in 1987. She was a homemaker.

They have a daughter and son, Martha (John) Watson Ewalt of Maineville, Ohio, and Mark (Beverly) Watson of Parkersburg.

They have four grandchildren, Sara Ewalt of Seattle Wash., Mark Ewalt of Dayton, Christopher Watson and Matthew Watson of Alexandria Va.

Cards may be sent to 200 Timberline Drive, Apt. 1206, Marietta OH 45750.