09-24-17 B-Border


Willis C. Border of Davisville celebrated his 94th birthday on Sept. 17 with family. The World War II Marine veteran and retiree from the DuPont Washington Works spent the afternoon with grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other members of the family. He was born in Ritchie County on Sept. ...

09-03-17 BI-Allman


D. Eloise Allman celebrated her 90th birthday with friends and family on Aug. 13 at her home. She was born Aug. 14, 1927, the daughter of the late Charles and Beulah Dearth. She was married to the late I. Ray Allman for 49 years. She has four children, daughter Sandra Spade, son Rick (Wanda) ...

09-03-17 BI-Wilcox


Betty Wilcox of Vienna will celebrate her 85th birthday on September 9. She was born Sept. 9, 1932, to the late James Myron and Eula Ferree Criss of Parkersburg. She has a younger sister, JoAnn Fisher of Tulsa, Okla, and a younger brother, the late James E. Criss of Parkersburg. She is a ...


Veletta Hitt will celebrate her 80th birthday at 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Progress Ridge Community Building, 4115 Progress Ridge, Walker. She was born Sept. 11, 1937, in Walker to the late George H. McLaughlin and Freda Beha McLaughlin. No gifts, but cards are welcome.

09-03-17 BI-Marshall

Marshall Twins

Lindel Marshall Lantz and Lila Marshall Eagle will be honored by family and friends for their 90th birthday at Lindel’s home in Vienna. They were born September 3, 1927, the twin daughters of the late Virginia and Perla Marshall in Parkersburg. They are 1945 graduates of Parkersburg High ...

08-27-17 BI-Allman


D. Eloise Allman celebrated her 90th birthday with friends and family on Aug. 13 at her home. She was born Aug. 14, 1927, the daughter of the late Charles and Bushel Dearth. She was married to the late I. Ray Allman for 49 years. She has four children, daughter Sandra Spade, son Rick ...

08-27-17 BI-Daughtery


Rolla Ray Daugherty will celebrate his 95th birthday with an open house from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 2 given by his daughters at the South Parkersburg United Methodist Church CFC Center on Rayon Drive. Cards are welcome, but no gifts.

Mary Cramer Lipphardt

Celebration planned for Lipphardt turning 100

Family and friends will gather to celebrate the 100th birthday of Mary Cramer Lipphardt, formerly of Wheeling, now residing in Parkersburg. Born Aug. 25, 1917. in Peterstown, W.Va., Lipphardt was the second of five children of Dr. L.L. and Laura Smith Cramer. Her father’s medical career ...

08-20-17 BI-Freshwater


Mildred Sprouse Freshwater will be turning 100 years old on Aug. 28. She has one daughter, Linda Stewart, and one son, Harold (Pat) Freshwater. She has seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The family will be celebrating from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27 at the Worthington Health Care ...

08-20-17 BI-Lee


Betty I. Lee will celebrate her 90th birthday August 17. She has one sister, Sharon Peterson, and one brother, George Gray. She served the community several years through her framing business, Lee’s Wooden Things in Lotteride, Ohio.

08-13-17 BI-Kormandi


Ann Kormendi recently celebrated her 90th birthday with a surprise party given by her daughter, Elizabeth, and son-in-law, James Knapp, of Parkersburg and grandson, Brian Miller, of Mooresville, N.C. She was born Aug. 1, 1927, to the late Leo Bee and Viola Tedesco, one of five siblings. She ...

08-06-17 B-Calder


Agnes L. “Deanie” Calder will celebrate her 100th birthday August 14. She has three children, Patsy Trissler, John Phillips and Susie Donahue. She also has two nephews, Kenny (MaryLou) Ash and Phil (Sharon) Scholl. She has 7 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 15 ...

08-06-17 B-Tennant


Bernard “Eugene” Tennant will celebrate his 90th birthday on August 12 with a reception given in his honor by his wife and children. Friends and family are invited to the Vienna Community Building form 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Cards are welcome. He was born Augusat 14, ...

08-06 B-Trickett-jb


Wilda Locke Trickett will celebrate her 100th birthday on Aug. 15. She was born at Five Forks, W.Va., in 1917, a daughter of the late Stephen Grover and Alma Mullenix. She was married to the late Frederick Locke for 45 years and 13 years to the late Paul Trickett. She has five children: the ...

07-23-17 BI-Lane


Beulah “Bee” Tanner Lane recently celebrated her 90th birthday with a party given by her son, Richard, and daughter-in-law, Janet, of Nine Mile Falls, Wash., and helped by nephew Frank Lane of Williamstown. She was born June 17, 1927, to the late Ernest and Ruth Wilson Tanner, one of eight ...


Bernard E. Hoover will celebrate his 90th birthday on July 10. He was born July 10, 1927, the son of William and Hazel Hoover. He was married to Anna G. Metz Hoover for 64 years, who passed away in 2008. He served in Germany during WWII. He worked for Union Carbide (Elkem) for 35 years and ...


An open house celebration in honor of Mary Jane Furr’s 90th birthday will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1, 2017, at the Vienna Senior Center, 706 29th St. Cards may be sent to her at 3307 Third Ave., Vienna, WV, 26105.

06-25-17 B-Ruf


Phyllis Alton Ruf celebrated her 90th birthday on June 17 with an open house at her home in West Chester, Ohio, where she was surrounded by her family and friends. She was born on June 16, 1927, in Parkersburg, the oldest daughter of Newton and Mary Ella Hill Alton. She was married for 53 ...

6-11-17 BI-Owens


Pauline Owens celebrated her 99th birthday on May 20 at her home. Seventy members of the family and her friends wished her a happy birthday. She was born May 18, 1918, and was married to the late Bill Owens. She is the mother of six children, the late Jim Owens, Tressa (Dick) McMullen of ...

06-11-17 BI-Province-jb


Patricia Bargeloh Province will celebrate her 85th birthday. A celebration in her honor will be held from 1-3 p.m. June 17 at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Mineral Wells. Everyone is invited to attend. She was born on June 20, 1932, to the late Leroy and Bessie Wix Bargeloh. She was ...