Edith Kerr of Parkersburg will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house given by her family from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 1 at Crossroads United Methodist Church, 7390 Old St. Marys Pike, Waverly, W.Va. 26184.

She was born on Oct. 5, 1926, the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Sanford in Shelbyville, Ky.

She married the late Bruce A Kerr on Oct. 10, 1945. The couple raised six children, Pamelia DeBarros of Atlanta, Marvin “Butch” (Beverly) Kerr of Parkersburg, Sandra (Dennis) Gage of Elizabeth, William “Billy” (Cathy) Kerr of Parkersburg and the late Sheila Kerr and the late Mary Ann (Gary) McIntire. She has eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.