Charles and Barbara Wellings

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 quilting.

He is the son of Charles W. Wellings and Lissett Wellings from nearby Fallen Timber in Doddridge County.

He retired as partner in Smith Lumber Co. of West Union, W.Va., after several years of residential house construction adn building supply sales. He is the former owner of Ace Kwik Stop and BP of West Union.

They have one son, Dan Wellings, and two grandchildren, Sean Wellings and Brent Wellings.

The couple reside on Bluestone Valley Farm, on Rt. 18 south of West Union.