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Brooks-Ross

Jacob Sterling Ross and Amanda Dawn Brooks announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of James Edward Brooks and Patricia Louise Carpenter and is from Marietta. The prospective bridegroom is the son of Marvin Ross and Darlene Ross and is from Parkersburg.

McConaha-Taylor

Bryan J. Taylor and Wendy McConaha announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Robert and Charlene Hilliard of Ellenboro and Nelia McConaha of Parkersburg and the late William R. McConaha. She is a senior markets customer service representative for Highmark BCBS. The ...

Hill-McGee

Robert J. Hill and Laura M. Hill of Little Hocking announce the engagement of their daughter, Shauna Rene, to Kevin McGee, son of Dick and Martha McGee of Parkersburg. A July wedding is planned.

Watson-Radabaugh

Derek Watson and Becky Ferrell announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie, to Josh Radabaugh, son of Pam Radabaugh and the late Bob Radabaugh. The bride-to-be is a nursing student at West Virginia University at Parkersburg and is employed by Memorial Health Systems. The prospective ...

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Wright-Deegan

Fiona Wright and Jaylin Deegan were united in marriage on July 4 in Tomlinson Park, Williamstown. Doug Anderson officiated the double-ring ceremony. John Wright, father of the bride, escorted her down the aisle. The bride wore a white dress with floral print. The groom wore a white ...

Burkhart-Staats

Allison Burkhart and Cole Staats, both of Parkersburg, were united in marriage on April 14 at the Parkersburg Shrine Club. Randy Dornan officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Allen and Amy Burkhart of Rockport. She is the granddaughter of Wanda Smith of Belleville and Sandra ...

Miller-Kriechbaum

Faith Elizabeth Miller and Cory Mychal Kriechbaum were united in marriage at the Blennerhassett Hotel on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. The afternoon ceremony occurred in the outdoor tent and was officiated by Carl Mayfield. The bride is the daughter of Donnie and Marianna Miller of Belpre. The ...

Roberts—Offenberger

Abigail M. Roberts and Cody Offenberger were united in marriage at 2:30 p.m. June 3, 2017 at the Basilica of Saint Mary of the Assumption in Marietta. Father Mike Campbell officiated the open church, double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father and late mother, David ...

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Butterfield

David and Ann Butterfield of Vienna will celebrate their 50th anniversary. They were married July 12, 1968, by minister Charles Aebi at the North End Church of Christ in Parkersburg. He is the son of the late Clifford and Estil Butterfield. He is a retired school teacher from Parkersburg ...

Sheppard

Butch and Bonnie Sheppard celebrated their 50th anniversary. They were married June 29, 1968, at the McLeod’s Homestead in Lowell, Ohio, by her father. He is the son of the late Delbert “Jack” and Wilda Sheppard. He served in the Vietnam War and retired from the WV National Guard ...

Mills

John and Wanda Mills of Washington, W.Va., celebrated their 50th anniversary on July 6. They were married July 6, 1968, at the Elizabeth Church of Christ by Evangelist Edward White. She is the daughter of the late Harvey Sr. and Louise Morrison of Parkersburg, formerly of Newark. She is ...

Hart

C. Denton Hart and Karon Hart of Washington, W.Va., will celebrate their 50th anniversary. They were married on June 7, 1968, by the Rev. Woodrow Haught of Ellenboro. He is the son of the late Raymond and Lennie Hart of St. Marys. He served in the U.S. Army from 1966-1968 and retired from E.I. ...

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Mitchell

Evelyn M. Mitchell will be celebrating her 100th birthday. She was born May 29, 1918, at Washington Bottom to William J and Ella Noe Moellendick. Evelyn had one sister, Ina Moellendick Price Weber and 4 brothers, Lowell, W. Carl, Arthur and her twin Elvin M. Moellendick who died in 2015. She ...

Somerville

Kermit Somerville celebrated his 100th birthday on May 11 with friends. He worked at the Ames Plant in Parkersburg and is a veteran of World War II when he served in North Africa. Somerville said his key to longevity was “getting up early, working hard, and going to bed before midnight.”

Jones

Lorean Burton Jones will be celebrating her 90th birthday on May 12. She was born in Spencer, W.Va., and moved to Parkersburg several years later. She is the daughter of the late Marvin and Cleo Rader, and has 2 sisters, Sylvia Swick and the late Loretta Whited, and 1 brother, the late Delmont ...

Edwards

Leo Edwards recently celebrated her 102nd birthday. She was born on May 3, 1916, in Glenville, W.Va., the daughter of Oliver E. Edwards and Ina Moxie Lawson-Edwards, the first of 11 children. She was actually born with a twin named Cleo, whom died at birth. She attended a one-room schoolhouse ...