Anniversaries

Taylor

Van and Connie Taylor of Parkersburg will celebrate their 30th anniversary. They were married Sept. 4, 1987, in Wood County by Judge Gustke. She is a retired registered nurse. He is a truck driver for DHL Logistics.

Beecher

Mark and Ann Beecher will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Aug. 28. They were married on Aug. 28, 1977, at the Marshall Christian Center at Marshall University in Huntington. They are the parents of three daughters, Jennifer Simmons, Kathy Davis and Amy Hupp. They have six ...

Fink

Robert and Phyllis Fink of Williamstown celebrated their 60th anniversary. They were married Aug. 17, 1957, at the Southwest Church of God in South Charleston, W.Va. He is retired from Lake County Schools in Florida where he taught middle school mathematics at Carver Middle School. She ...

Bunner

Harland Donald and Annie Jenkins Bunner of Macfarland, W.Va., will celebrate their 50th anniversary. They were married Sept. 1, 1967, at the Camden Avenue Church of Christ in Parkersburg by W.E. Skipper. He served in the U.S. Army and was in the Vietnam War. He retired from Troy Mills in ...

Furr

Jim and Debbie Furr, formerly of Parkersburg, now living near Lowell, celebrated their 45th anniversary with a vow renewal ceremony. The couple was married June 30, 1972, at the Fifth Street Church of Christ in Beverly. He is the son of the late Gilbert and Ruby Furr. She is the ...

Kehl

Lee “Ralph” and Doris Kehl of Marietta will celebrate their 50th anniversary. They were married Sept. 2, 1967, at the Harmar Congregational Church in Marietta. He is the son of the late Lee and Grace Kehl of Lower Salem. He retired from Kardex Systems in Reno. She is the daughter of ...

Thomas

Billy and Shirley Thomas of Mineral Wells will celebrate their 50th anniversary with family and friends with an informal open house 1-4 p.m. Sept. 2 in the banquet room at Pike Street Lanes in Parkersburg. They were married Sept. 2, 1967, at Munday, W.Va., by the late Rev. Ray Bartlett. He is ...

Gum

Thomas “Mike” and Nancy Gum of Dunn, N.C., will celebrate their 50th anniversary. They were married on Aug. 26, 1967, at Fairview United Methodist Church in Washington, W.Va. He is the son of the late James Blair and Zelma Gum. He worked at Johns Manville in Vienna until its closure and ...

Ireland

Lynwood “Woody” and Karen Ireland of Pullman, W.Va., will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception in their honor hosted by their children, Heather Molessa and Bryan Ireland, from 4-7 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Stuart Building LLC, 104 Chancery St., West Union. They were married at the ...

Snodgrass

Susan and David Snodgrass, formerly of Parkersburg, now residing in Richmond, Va., celebrated their 50th anniversary on a Viking Cruise in Europe and later at a dinner with family and friends. The couple was married Aug. 19, 1967, in Pittsburgh, Pa. They have two sons, Michael (Dawn) of ...

Mercer

Doug and Nancy Mercer of Waterford, Ohio, will be celebrating their 50th anniversary on Aug. 20. They were married Aug. 20, 1967, at the Malta United Methodist Church by Rev. Thomas Snyder. A reception celebration will be held from 1-3 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Beverly United Methodist Church, ...

Stephens

Tom and Mary Stephens celebrated their 60th anniversary on July 13. They were married on July 13, 1957, at the Broadway Baptist Church in Parkersburg. They celebrated with dinner with their family and a trip to the Greenbrier. They are the parents of two sons Tom (Robin) of Neptune Beach, ...

Brown

Steven and Shirley Boley Brown will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with a cruise to Alaska. High school sweethearts, they were married on Aug. 12, 1967, in the Briscoe Run Baptist Church with Rev. C.E. Hutchinson officiating. He is the son of Patty Deem Brown of Vienna and the late ...

Carpenter

Bernard and Margaret Carpenter will celebrate their 70th anniversary. They were married on Aug. 11, 1947, in Marietta. They have spent most of their married life in the home they built together in Veto, Ohio. They have three children, Penny (John) Hall of Veto, Mary (Jean) Yost of Barlow and ...

Pawloski

Glen and Marcia Pawloski of Devola will celebrate their 35th anniversary on July 31. They were married at St. John the Baptist Church at Churchtown by Msgr. Charles Highland on July 31, 1982. The couple met while college students at Ohio University. She is the daughter of Gertrude Arnold and ...

Leatherman

Mike and Cathy Leatherman are celebrating their 50th anniversary. They were married July 22, 1967, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Salem, W.Va., with Rev. Michael O’Reilly officiating. He is retired from Jackson County Schools and also taught at Parkersburg South High School. She is ...

Gilbert

Steve and Charlotte Gilbert of Washington are celebrating their 50th anniversary. They were married on July 8, 1967, at the Fairview United Methodist Church in Washington, W.Va. He is the son of the late Clarence and Mavadell Gilbert of Parkersburg. She is the daughter of the late ...

Crislip

Martin and Wanda Crislip are celebrating their 60th anniversary with a trip to the Greenbrier and a trip to the East Coast, including Bangor, Maine. They were married June 29, 1957, at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Spencer, W.Va., by the Rev. Otis Lynch. They have three children, ...

Jones

Raymond and Carole Jones celebratde their 50th anniversary with family and friends on July 15. They were married on July 15, 1967, at Harrisville Baptist Church. He is a retired accountant from the city of Parkersburg. She is circuit clerk of Wood County. They have two daughters, Heather ...

Jones

Raymond and Carole Jones will celebrate their 50th anniversary with family and friends on July 15. They were married on July 15, 2967, at Harrisville Baptist Church. He is a retired accountant from the city of Parkersburg. She is circuit clerk of Wood County. They have two daughters, ...