Frank and Polly Nutter Shepherd are celebrating their 65th anniversary on Dec. 25.
They were married by Rev. E.W. Jefferson in 1953.
They both attended Parkersburg schools.
He joined the Army after graduation in 1951. He served his country from 1951-1954.
He worked as an electrician at American Viscose for 19 years. He then worked at Ravenswood Aluminum for 19 years until his retirement in 1993.
They are the parents of Roger and Randy Shepherd and Renae Roberts, all of Parkersburg, Rhonda Shepherd of Vienna and Regina Mowrey of Creston in Calhoun County.
They have 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
They work with the DAV Veterans Food Pantry of Murphytown, W.Va. and are involved with other community projects.