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 Marietta Times, Parkersburg News and Sentinel and has been employed with Ogden Directories since 1996.
She is the daughter of Ruby Bonnett and the late George Bonnett. She was employed by Commercial Bank, WesBanco and OVC & Loan, and is now retired.
They are the parents of Amy Michelle Widman of Cleveland and Shannon Nicole (Jimmy) Stewart of Vienna.
They are the grandparents of Cassell Eleanor Stewart, Sutton Nicole Stewart, Athenn Mae Stewart and Isabella Michelle Widman.