Anniversaries

Rempel

Ernest D. and Pauline O. Rempel celebrated their 55th anniversary on Nov. 9. The couple was married Nov. 9, 1963, in Greeley Colo. He is the son of the late Vic and Mildred Rempel of Creeley, Colo. He retired from the Iron Workers Local 787. She is the daughter of the late William and Bessie ...

Charles and Barbara Wellings

Charles W. Wellings Jr. and Barbara L. Wellings celebrated their 65th anniversary on Oct. 6. The couple were married on Oct. 6, 1953, in Parkersburg by minister Dr. A. S. Kelly. She is the daughter of Paul and Beulah Fidler of Troy, W.Va. She is a housewife who enjoys gardening, flowers and ...

Hayhurst

Richard and Charlotte Hayhurst of Parkersburg celebrated their 60th anniversary on September 27. A celebration with family was held in July. They are the parents of two daughters, Terri (Mark) Broadwater and Pam West. They are the grandparents of Tyler Broadwater (fiance Sarah Rudolph), ...

Bower

Morris L. and Evelyn K. Bower of Parkersburg celebrated their 50th anniversary on Sept. 28. They were married Sept. 28, 1968, at the Jefferson Baptist Church by the Rev. Harley Bailey. He is the son of the late Delmas O. Bower and Gladys M. Gainer Bower. He was employed by the Jur Theatre ...

Flinn

John and Phyllis Currey Flinn will celebrate their 70th anniversary with an open reception from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 7 in the fellowship hall of the Washington United Methodist Church on DuPont Road. They were married Oct. 6, 1948, at the parsonage of Epworth United Methodist Church in south ...

Eaton

Edwin and Donna Jean Eaton of Lubeck celebrated their 65th anniversary on Sept. 6. They were married on Sept. 6, 1953, at the home of her parents in Belleville by the Rev. C.C. Nutter. He is the son of the late Pearl R. Eaton and Elva Sams Eaton and is retired from DuPont. She is the ...

Morris

Leonard “Butch” and Mildred “Millie” Morris recently celebrated their 50th anniversary. They were married Aug. 23, 1968, by the Rev. Campbell at the Lauckport United Methodist Church in Parkersburg. She is the daughter of the late William C. Sprouse and Mary. She spent much of her ...

Christman

Troy and Sue Christman of Belpre are celebrating their 30th anniversary on Sept. 24. They were married at the First Congregational Church on Front Street, Marietta, in 1988. He is the son of Larry and Barbara Christman of Stafford, Ohio. She is the daughter of Naomi Dixon of Parkersburg ...

Snyder

Harry and Joann Snyder will celebrate their 50th anniversary Sept. 7. They were married Sept. 7, 1968, by Rev. John Nesselrode at the home of Janet Cook, Joann’s sister, in Boaz. He is the son of the late Hoyt and Gatha Gandee Snyder of Gandeeville in Roane County. He is a retired roofing ...

Edwards

On Aug. 21, 2018, Flavy Walter and Mary Lou Edwards celebrated their 65th anniversary. They eloped to Waynesburg, Pa., Aug. 21, 1953, and were married by the justice of the peace. The were just 16 and 15 years old. He is the son of the late Elmer J. and Augusta May Edwards. He retired ...

Low

Charles and Glenna Park Low celebrated their 70th anniversary on Aug, 21, 2018. He is retired from The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and she is retired from the Wood County Tax Department.

Hineman

Rod and Kay Berry Hineman are celebrating their 50th anniversary this week. They were married on Aug. 23, 1968, in the living room of the bride’s parents in Linnville, Ohio. The Rev. Robert Craddock officiated. She is the daughter of the late Lenna Lafon Berry and the late Clovis Berry. She ...

Mathews

Bob and Kim Mathews of Washington, W.Va., celebrated their 40th anniversary. They were married Aug. 12, 1978, in the First United Methodist Church of Leechburg, Pa. She is the daughter of the late Francis and Florence Eshelman of Hyde Park, Pa. He is the son of Margaret Mathews of Lehigh ...

Vincent

Steve and Janice Vincent of Parkersburg celebrated their 50th anniversary. They were married on June 22, 1968, by the late Rev. Frank Osborne. She is the daughter of the late Robert Wilson and the late Glenna Goodnight. She is a retired piano teacher. He is the son of the late Leroy and Ruth ...

Hardbarger

Bill and Judy Hardbarger of Washington, W.Va., will celebrate their 50th anniversary. They were married Aug. 16, 1968, in Ritchie County by the Rev. Frank Osbourn. He is the son of the late Joe and Madge Hardbarger of Harrisville. He served in the U.S. Army from 1965-1971. He retired from ...

Becker

The Beckers will celebrate their 55th anniversary on Aug. 3. Robert and Kay Dotson Becker were married on Aug. 3, 1963 by The Rev. James R. Woodell at The First United Methodist Church in Williamstown. She is the daughter of the late Russell and Joan Hyde Dotson. She is a 1963 graduate of ...

Davis

Mike and Evelyn Davis of Mesquite, Nevada, will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Aug. 2. They were married Aug. 2, 1968, in Parkersburg at Stout Memorial United Methodist Church by John L. Holbert. He is the son of the late Parker and Margaret Shively Davis. He is retired from FDIC. She is ...

Kesterson

Richard “Dick” and Patricia “Pat” Kesterson will celebrate their 40th anniversary. They were married July 21, 1978, at St. Margaret Mary Church by Rev. Richard Shoda. He is the son of the late Fred and Neva Kesterson and is retired from Schott. She is the daughter of the late Bud ...

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 ...