Anniversaries

Robert ‘Bobby’ and Brenda Garrett

35th: Robert ‘Bobby’ and Brenda Garrett

Robert “Bobby” and Brenda Garrett of Newport will celebrate their 35th anniversary on April 3, 2017. The couple were married April 3, 1982 at the Church of Christ in Newport. Their children are Samantha (Brian) Sturgeon of St. Marys, W.Va., and Breanna (Jesse Csuha) Garrett of Hamburg, ...

Megan Schultz and Edward Szczypinski

Schultz-Szczypinski

Megan Schultz and Edward Szczypinski of Columbus are planning to wed on Aug. 19, 2017 in Columbus. August was chosen as a tribute to both sets of parents who will celebrate anniversaries that month. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Terry and Barb Schultz of Winamac and the granddaughter of ...

Robert “Bob” and Louise McDonald

70th: Robert ‘Bob’ and Louise McDonald

Robert “Bob” and Louise McDonald of Belpre will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary April 12. Their children, Robert and Janet, invite friends and relatives to a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 9, in the multi-purpose room of Belpre Church of Christ, 2932 Washington ...

Bernard and Sue Klinger

60th: Bernard and Sue Klinger

Bernard and Sue Klinger of Lowell will be celebrating 60 years of marriage on March 5. They were married on March 5, 1957 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Churchtown. The couple have lived in the Lowell area ever since they were married and they have four children, Mike (Robin) of Marietta, ...

John and Barbara Erb

50th: John and Barbara Erb

John and Barbara Erb are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, March 4. John Erb and Barbara Leasure were married March 4, 1967, at Summerfield Methodist Church in Summerfield. He is the son of the late David and Ina Erb and she is the daughter of the late Wilbert and Nellie ...

Warren and Faye Brookover

70th: Warren and Faye Brookover

Warren Cline and Faye Rosetta (McCain) Brookover celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Feb. 16. The couple were married at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16, 1947, at First Baptist Church in Marietta. The Rev. A. M. Bailey officiated the double-ring ceremony. The late Carl Rose, stepfather ...

Russ and Sandy Pickrell

50th: Russ and Sandy Pickrell

Russ and Sandy Pickrell of Cutler will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 24. They were married Feb. 24, 1967 in Barlow. Pickrell is retired from DuPont and Mrs. Pickrell is retired from Avon and Marietta Community Action. Their children are Jeff Pickrell (Mindy) of ...

Harriettsville couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Donald J. Bennett will be celebrating their 70th wedding on Jan. 25, 2017. To honor the couple, family, friends and well-wishers may mail cards and congratulatory messages to their home address of 36995 Harriettsville Road, Lower Salem, Ohio, 45745.

Robert and Ramona Beebe

50th: Robert and Ramona Beebe

Robert and Ramona Beebe celebrated their 50th anniversary on Jan. 1, 2017. They were married Jan. 1, 1967, in Williamstown. They are the parents of Alissa Johnson of Maryland and Branson Beebe of Newark, Del. They have one grandson, Zachary. A dinner was held at Cheddar’s for the couple.

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60th, Richard and Patty Graham

Richard and Patty Graham will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, Dec. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Rockland United Methodist Church, 2300 Washington Boulevard, Belpre. Friends and family are invited to attend. No gifts please. They were married Dec 7, 1956 in ...

Simpers

Van and Midge Simpers will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Nov. 26. They were married by A. Augustus Welsh in Christ United Church of Christ in Bethlehem, Pa. This is the same minister who married both her parents and sister and brother-in-law. He is the son of the late F. Vannort ...

John and Shirley Felton

50th: John and Shirley Felton

John and Shirley Felton of New Matamoras will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 27, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Muskingum Valley Baptist Church, 845 Tice Run Road, Township Road 406, New Matamoras. Friends and family are invited. They were married Dec. 3, 1966 at Muskingum ...

Robert and Virginia Smeltzer

60th: Robert and Virginia Smeltzer

Robert and Virginia Smeltzer of New Matamoras are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Eloping at 17 and 16 years old, they were married Dec. 12, 1956 in Richmond, Ind. Justice John R. Longstreth was the officiating minister. Smeltzer is the son of Melvin and Bertina Smeltzer. He ...

Tim and Serena Grayson

30th: Tim and Serena Grayson

Tim and Serena Grayson of Lower Newport will be celebrating their upcoming 30th wedding anniversary. They were married Nov. 15, 1986 at the Central Christian Church by the Rev. Ken Hopkins. Grayson is the son of the late John (Pappy) and Evah Grayson of Marietta. Mrs. Grayson is the daughter ...

Ida and Ronald Watts

50th: Ida and Ronald Watts

Ida and Ronald Watts will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Williamstown Women’s Clubhouse in Tomlinson Park, 112 7th St., Williamstown. Friends and family are invited to stop by. No gifts please, only cards. They were ...

Richard and Melissa Tornes

25th: Richard and Melissa Tornes

Richard and Melissa Tornes of Lowell are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. The couple were married Oct. 26, 1991 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Churchtown. The late Monsignor Charles Highland and Father Dale Tornes were the officiating ministers. Tornes is the son of ...

Ronald and Julia Wright

55th: Ronald and Julia Wright

Ronald and Julia Wright are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary. They were married on Oct. 7, 1961 by the Rev. Amanda Miller on Newport Pike, Marietta. Wright is the son of Robert and Mary (Becker) Wright of Marietta. He is retired employed from GE Plastics. Mrs. Wright is the ...

Bob and Barbara Nestor

50th: Bob and Barbara Nestor

Bob and Barbara Nestor will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception given by their children from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, at Wayside United Methodist Church, 3001 Grand Central Ave., Vienna. They were married Oct. 21, 1966 by the Rev. James Wooddell at First United Methodist ...

Clarence and Sandra Grady

50th: Clarence and Sandra Grady

“Hunch” and “Sandy” are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 15. They were married in the First Methodist Church in Marietta, now known as Christ United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Floyd Powell officiating. Sandy is the daughter of the late Kenneth and Melba Robey ...

Frank and Wanda Padgitt

62nd: Frank and Wanda Padgitt

Frank C. Jr. and Wanda K. Metcalf Padgitt are celebrating their 62nd anniversary. They were married Sept. 24, 1954 at Central Christian Church of Marietta. Padgitt is the son of Frank C. Sr. and Frances Parsons Padgitt of Marietta. He is employed at Solvay. Mrs. Padgitt is the daughter of ...