Anniversaries

Booth

Dorothy and Homer Booth of Waverly are celebrating their 70th anniversary. The couple was married on July 11, 1949. They are the parents of four children: George Booth, Brenda Coiner, Donald Booth and Stephen Booth. They also have numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a ...

Foutty

Roger D. and Mary J. Foutty of Newark will celebrate their 50th anniversary. A celebration will be held at the Baptist Temple at 1825 Park Ave., Parkersburg, from 3-5 p.m. Saturday. The couple married on July 20, 1969, at Rosedale Baptist Church by the Rev. Hobart Carr. They are the parents ...

McCormick

Jim “Jimmie” and Evelyn McCormick of Grantsille celebrated their 64th anniversary on July 10. The couple met at Tetrad Co. in Cleveland after Evelyn B. Yoak graduated from Calhoun County High School in 1954 and went to work there. Jimmie McCormick from Barnes Run in Spencer started ...

Offenberger

Howard and Lois Cook Offenberger are celebrating their 50th anniversary. The couple was married June 28,1969, at St. John Catholic Church in Churchtown. They have two children, four grandchildren and one great grandchild. Friends and family are invited to a reception 2-5 p.m. June 30 at ...

Wager

Wayne and Ida Wager of Creston will celebrate their 50th anniversary today. He is from Calhoun County. He was a math teacher at Calhoun County High School for 30 years. She is from Grafton County. After being a homemaker for many years, she went to work for the U.S. Postal Service and was a ...

DeGoines

Jim and Thelma DeGoines are celebrating their 40th anniversary. They were married on June 9, 1979, by the Rev. L.R. Mahoney in Parkersburg. She is the daughter of the late Randolph and Marie Garrett of Sandyville, W.Va. He is the son of the late Frank and Lena DeGoines Sr. of Walker, ...

Enoch

Bob and Doni Enoch will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Sunday, June 9, from 2-5 p.m. at the Phelps-Tavenner House (home of the Wood County Historical and Preservation Society), 2401 Camden Ave., Parkersburg. They were married June 5, 1964, in Sparta, N.C., and are the parents of ...

Bayne

James and Gretta Bayne of Belpre will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children and grandchildren from 2-4 p.m. June 1 at the Bayne residence in Belpre. They were married June 3, 1949, by the Rev. L.C. Rucker at the old Decatur Chapel Church near Little ...

Huffman

John and Hazel Huffman of Washington, W.Va., will celebrate their 60th anniversary on April 17. They were married on April 17, 1959, by the late Clay Sloan. He is the son of Clyde and Nelta Huffman. After serving 4 years in the United States Navy, he worked 33 1/2 years for Borg-Warner ...

Lockhart

An open reception will be held Saturday, April 13, at Woodridge Plantation Banquet Room in Mineral Wells, to celebrate the 61st anniversary of Beryl and Shirley Lockhart, as well as her 80th birthday. They were married by the late Rev. Howard West at the Pettyville United Methodist Church. He ...

Thorn

Paul and Jane Thorn will celebrate their 65th anniversary on April 4. They were married by the Rev. James Stewart at the Bartlett Methodist Church in Bartlett, Ohio. He is the son of the late W.A. Thorn and Clara Miller Thorn. He is retired from Bell Atlantic telephone company. He served ...

Cogar

Jim and Connie Cogar of Fleming, Ohio will celebrate their 50th anniversary April 12. They were married April 12, 1969, by the late Rev. John Keck at Emmanuel Baptist Church. He is the son of the late Patricia Lycans and Paul Edwin Cogar. He retired from GE Plastics. She is the daughter of ...

Floding

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Floding of Belpre celebrated their 50th anniversary with a reception hosted by their son, Jason, and grandchildren, Nathaniel and Jolie, at the Belpre Church of Christ on March 23. The couple was married on March 22, 1969, by Lewis P. Hussell in Parkersburg. He is ...

Martin

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry R. Martin of Washington, W.Va., celebrated their 60th anniversary on Jan. 2 with a family dinner at Blennerhassett Hotel. They were married Jan. 2, 1959, in Catlettsburg, Ky. They are originally from Huntington. They have three daughters, Cheryl Eaton, Diana Fanelli and ...

Mason

Robert “Lefty” Keith Mason and Patricia Gearhart Mason will celebrate their 70th anniversary and her 90th birthday. The two were high school sweethearts. He is a Parkersburg High School sports basketball and baseball record holder, Hall of Fame, and is the former 19th Street Country Club ...

Roberts

Bob and Charlotte Roberts will celebrate their 55th anniversary on Jan. 16. They were married Jan. 16, 1964, by the Rev. F. Eugene Brown of Grantsville, and reside in Parkersburg. He is retired from DuPont. She is retired from Commercial Bank. The couple attends South Parkersburg Baptist ...

Dye

Delbert “Bud” and Shelia Dye of Belpre celebrated their 50th anniversary on Dec. 29 with an open house at Vienna Baptist Church with family and friends. The couple was married Dec. 27, 1968, in Parkersburg by the Rev Thomas Watkins. He is the son of the late Clayton and Mary Dye of ...

Deem

Jim and Judy Deem are celebrating their 50th anniversary. The couple married Jan. 3, 1969, at North Parkersburg Baptist Church. He retired as an electrician from Eramet in Marietta in 2006, where he had worked for more than 30 years. She retired from the Wood County Board of Education in ...

Shepherd

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 ...

Richards

Bob and Kathy Holcomb Richards will celebrate their 25th anniversary on Christmas Eve. They were married on Dec. 25 at South Parkersburg Baptist Church with Pastor Joe Bush officiating. He is a retired member of IBEW Local 968 and Wood County Schools. He is an adjunct at West Virginia ...