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Birthdays

Powell

Hazel Vandall Powell will be 90 years old Aug. 31. She was born and raised in Creston, W.Va., with her sister and best friend Pauline Cline. She married the love of her life, Charles Powell Jr., on Dec. 24, 1948, and spent over 58 years together. She has four children, Michael, Mark, the ...

Queen

Carmen Faye Grimm Queen will be celebrating her 90th birthday on Sept. 8. She is the daughter of the late George and Sylvia Wise and the late Rev. Thomas B. Grimm. She was married to the late Howard D. Queen for 59 years. She worked at Vitro-Agate for 33 years until they closed. She ...

Queen

Carmen Faye Grimm Queen will be celebrating her 90th birthday on Sept. 8. She is the daughter of the late George and Sylvia Wise and the late Rev. Thomas B. Grimm. She was married to the late Howard D. Queen for 59 years. She has three children, Tom (Lori), Mike (Marty) and June (Larry), ...

Longwell

Virginia Anne Blackwell Longwell of Parkersburg is celebrating her 80th birthday. A wife, mother, grandmother, grea- grandmother and friend, she worked at Foodland and sold Avon for more than 22 years. She is celebrating her birthday with family. Send cards to 4817 Fourth Ave., Parkersburg, ...

Janks

Nona Boice Beebe Janks celebrated her 95th birthday on Saturday, May 25 at DaVinci’s. Family from all over the country, along with her DAR friends from the Blennerhassett Chapter, were treated to a video collection of photos from throughout her lifetime. Happy birthday was sung, cake was ...

Villers

Ruth P. Villers will celebrate her 90th birthday with a reception hosted by her children from 1-4 p.m. May 18 in the fellowship room of the Pennsboro Church of Christ, 205 E. Penn Ave., Pennsboro. Villers was born May 12, 1929, in Pullman, W.Va., to the late William Glenn and Gladys Iams ...

Fought

The month of April is an important month for the Lloyd Fought family. On April 12, 1929, Lloyd “Baldy” Fought was born, then on April 20, 1952, he married the love of his life, Dorothy Exline Fought. On April 13, 2019, the family will be celebrating his 90th birthday from 1-4 p.m. at their ...

Sommerville

The family of Mary Cole Sommerville invites you to celebrate her 90th birthday with them from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at North Bend State Park Lodge in Cairo. No gifts please. If you are unable to attend, cards may be sent to: 624 Riverview Drive, Belmont, WV, 26134.

Woodyard

Ward B. Woodyard of Little Hocking will be celebrating his 80th birthday. He was born on Nov. 6, 1938, to the late Alton and Lois Woodyard of Athens. He graduated from Shade High School. He retired in 2004 after 48 years of dedicated government service which included the FBI, U.S. Army and ...

Dils

Beatrice Louise Bickler Dils will celebrate her 100th birthday. She was born Oct. 14, 1918, to Mabel and Jacob Bickler in Summit County, Akron, Ohio. She is one of eight children, three of whom died as infants and five who remained, the late Mildred Postal, the late Anna Irene Heiney, the ...

Crane

Phillip L. Crane, will celebrate his 70th birthday on Oct. 3 with a card shower. He was a teacher in Marietta City Schools for 36 years. Cards may be sent to: Phillip Crane, 70 Maple Circle, Waterford, OH 45786.

Border

One of the Mid-Ohio Valley’s last World War II veterans will be celebrating his 95th birthday this week. Willis C. Border of Davisville was born on Sept. 22, 1923, in Ritchie County, a son of the late John and Isabelle Middleton Border. He graduated from Cairo High School and served in the ...

Phillips

Marguerite M. Caldwell Phillips of Marietta will celebrate her 100th birthday on Sept. 13 with her family. She was born in Pennsboro, W.Va., and moved to the Marietta area at age 3. She has spent all but 10 of her years in the area, except when her husband Chet’s job moved them around the ...

Dunbar

Edith Irene Bibbee Dunbar will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sept. 9 with an open house hosted by her children from 2-4 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church’s Trinity Hall. Friends and relatives are invited to attend. She was born Sept. 12, 1928, in Parkersburg, the eldest daughter of ...

Jackson

The children of Betty M. Yarnell Jackson will be celebrating her 90th birthday from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 19 at Brookdale Assisted Living, 150 Browns Rd., Marietta. She was born Aug. 22, 1928, to Clyde and Ida Yarnell in Steubenville, Ohio. She had one older brother Carl William “Bill” (Ethel) ...

Plybon

Marsha Plybon will celebrate her 75th birthday 2-4 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Washington United Methodist Church, 10468 DuPont Road. Everyone is welcome, but no gifts. Light refreshments will be available.

Mitchell

Evelyn M. Mitchell will be celebrating her 100th birthday. She was born May 29, 1918, at Washington Bottom to William J and Ella Noe Moellendick. Evelyn had one sister, Ina Moellendick Price Weber and 4 brothers, Lowell, W. Carl, Arthur and her twin Elvin M. Moellendick who died in 2015. She ...

Somerville

Kermit Somerville celebrated his 100th birthday on May 11 with friends. He worked at the Ames Plant in Parkersburg and is a veteran of World War II when he served in North Africa. Somerville said his key to longevity was “getting up early, working hard, and going to bed before midnight.”

Jones

Lorean Burton Jones will be celebrating her 90th birthday on May 12. She was born in Spencer, W.Va., and moved to Parkersburg several years later. She is the daughter of the late Marvin and Cleo Rader, and has 2 sisters, Sylvia Swick and the late Loretta Whited, and 1 brother, the late Delmont ...

Edwards

Leo Edwards recently celebrated her 102nd birthday. She was born on May 3, 1916, in Glenville, W.Va., the daughter of Oliver E. Edwards and Ina Moxie Lawson-Edwards, the first of 11 children. She was actually born with a twin named Cleo, whom died at birth. She attended a one-room schoolhouse ...