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Anniversaries

Cunningham

Doy “Lee” and Pamela Sue Cunningham will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary 1-4 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Jefferson Baptist Community Center, 1405 Erie St., Parkersburg. Stop by and say hello. Cards welcome. Your presence is the only presents needed.

Frye

Gary and Jolea Frye will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, during an open house reception at the Belpre Masonic Lodge, 1411 Putnam Howe Drive, Belpre. The Fryes were married Oct. 9, 1970, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Parkersburg by the Rev. W.D. ...

Lowe

The family of Wilbert “Bill” and Betty Lowe want to wish them a happy 70th wedding anniversary. Married Oct. 7, 1950, at the courthouse in Marietta. Parents of Linda, David, Eugene, Terrie Ruth Ann, Kathi and Payton Lowe. Foster parents to over 150 children and still have children in their ...

Spencer

Roger and Mary Ann Spencer are celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary on October 17th, 2020. They were united in marriage at Cornerstone Gospel Church in Vienna by Pastor Phil Richards. Roger and Mary Ann met on September 27, 2012. Roger is from Middlebourne, West Virginia, and is ...

Bill and Debbie (Veon) Little

Bill and Debbie (Veon) Little, of Coolville, Ohio, celebrated 50 years of marriage on September 14. Their life together started on September 14. 1970, when the late Reverand Elden Blake married them at his parsonage in Reedsville, Ohio. Bill and Debbie are the proud parents of two daughters ...

Bayley

Thomas and Deborah Bayley are celebrating their 30th anniversary at the Greenbrier Resort. They were married on Aug. 30, 1990, on the north patio of the Greenbrier. He is the son of the late Thomas and Suzanne Bayley of Vienna. She is the daughter of the late Lawrence and Zora Lott of ...

Dotson

Charles Robert and Pamela Kay Markle Dotson are celebrating their 50th anniversary. They were united in marriage on Sept. 5, 1970, by Evangelist Charles L. Cole at the parsonage of the Pennsboro Church of Christ.

Carpenter

Mr. and Mrs. Carpenter of Rockport, W.Va., will celebrate their 50th anniversary today. The couple were married on Aug. 30, 1970, in Parkersburg, by the late Warren Fluharty. He worked as a certified welder at American Municipal Power of Ohio (AMP-OHIO) until his retirement. She is a ...

Beall

Pat and Sue Beall recently celebrated their 30th anniversary. After dating for two years, Pat Beall and Susie Mills were married Aug. 18, 1990 at North Parkersburg Baptist Church. He was a volunteer firefighter at the time, which made it possible for the couple and wedding party to ride to ...

Baker

On Aug. 27, Edward “Ray” and Patricia Rose Fox Baker of Washington, W.Va., will celebrate their 60th anniversary. They were married Aug. 27, 1960, at the Straight Creek Baptist Church in Brohard, W.Va., by the late Dr. Rev. William P. Snider. He is the son of the late James Archie and ...

Bennett

Marvin and Dianne Bennett of Vienna will celebrate their 45th anniversary today. They were married Aug. 9, 1975, at St. John’s Methodist Church in Vienna. He is the son of the late Charles Bennett and Shirley (Robert) Hammond. He is retired from DuPont and enjoys time on the family ...

Sheaffer

Bill and Irene Sheaffer of Parkersburg will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Aug. 15. They were united in marriage on Aug. 15, 1970, in Ravenswood. They have three children: Debbie (Scott) Randolph of Mineral Wells, Tammy Kuhl of Vienna and Tracie (D.J.) Parsons of Gay, W.Va. They have ...

Hileman

On Aug. 8, Jim and Mary Lynn Porter Hileman will celebrate their 50th anniversary. They were married at Brown’s Chapel United Methodist Church near Morgantown on August 8, 1970. Reverend Kermit Poling performed the ceremony. The couple moved to Middlebourne in October of 1974 after he ...

Buchanan

The children of Darrell “Dave” and Judy Buchanan announce the 50th anniversary of their parents on June 20. The couple were married June 20, 1970, in Miami, Fla. Darrell, a Parkersburg native, having served in the Air Force and recently returned from Vietnam, was finishing his service in ...

Handschumacher

Howard and Cheryl Handschumacher of Belpre are celebrating their 50th anniversary June 21. They were united in marriage June 21, 1970, at the Summerfield United Methodist Church in Summerfield, Ohio. They have three children: Jeff (Shannon) Handschumacher of Rolesville, N.C., Jason (Erica) ...

Layman

Jim and Carolyn Layman celebrated their 60th anniversary on May 21. They were married May 21, 1960, at Parkersburg by the late Rev. R.L. Phillips. He is the son of the late B.C. Layman and Iris Wilma Schultz Layman. He served in the U.S. Army from 1952-1954. He retired in 1994 from Badger ...

Powell

Robert and Janet Powell celebrated their 60th anniversary on June 4. They were married June 4, 1960, at the 19th Street Church of God by the late Rev. E.J. Gibson. He is the son of the late George (Gladys) and Nancy Powell of Tuppers Plains, Ohio. He rtired from General Electric in 1991 after ...

Thorne

Jerry Braden Thorne and Connie Sue Thorne will celebrate their 45th anniversary June 7. They were married on June 7, 1975, at Wayside United Methodist Church by the late Rev. Elwood Fleming. He is the son of the late Wayne “Tex” Thorne and the late Mary Thorne Withum. He worked for The ...

Carpenter

George William “Bill” Carpenter of Marietta and Lina Okada Carpenter of Yokohama, Japan will be celebrating their 50th anniversary. The couple married May 15, 1970, at the Yokohama Chapel Center in Japan. They resided in Yokohama until December 1970, at which time they moved back to ...

Behnke

Allen Robert “Al” and Sheila Mohan Behnke will celebrate their 50th anniversary May 8. They were married May 8, 1970, by the Rev. Fred Ryan at Most Precious Blood Church in Hyde Park, Mass. She is a graduate of Boston Business School. She worked as a secretary at Northeastern University ...