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, W.Va.
They have one daughter, Catherine (Jeff) Lee and three grandchildren, Jacob, Jeremy and Catey Lee of Marietta.