Anniversaries

50th: John and Janet Morris

John and Janet Miller Morris celebrated their 50th anniversary. They were married on July 20, 1968 at Newport United Methodist Church by the late Rev. Don Sillaman. John is the son of Lewis “Bob” Morris and the late Mamie Casto Morris. He retired from RJF International and now is ...

55th: Robert and Kay Becker

The Beckers are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary on Aug. 3. Robert and Kay Dotson Becker were married on Aug. 3, 1963 by The Rev. James R. Woodell at The First United Methodist Church in Williamstown. Mrs. Becker graduated from Williamstown High School in 1963. Mr. Becker ...

65th: Donald and Janet Holland

Donald S. and Janet Holland will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on July 31. They were married in McConnelsville. They are the parents of five children, Sonja Holland, Donald C. (Barb) Holland, Darla (Joe) Waite, all of Stockport, Becky (David) Cordray of Chandlersville, Ohio, and ...

60th: Rod and Barb Collier

Rod and Barb Collier are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 2, 1958 at Grace Evengelical Church in Canton. Their parents are Virgil and Ruby Collier and Elmer and Elsie Cobb, all of Canton. They have lived in Germany, Kentucky, North Carolina, as well as ...

60th: Fred and Avis Arnett

Fred J. Arnett and Avis “Arlene” Arnett of Newport will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 2, 2018. Mr. and Mrs. Arnett were married at the Church of Christ in New Martinsville, W.Va., on Aug. 2, 1958. Avis Arlene Arnett was born in Jacksonburg, W.Va., to Dencil and Goldia ...

50th: John and Joellen Miller

John and Joellen Miller will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 27. The couple were married Aug. 27, 1968 at Harmar Hill Church of Christ in Marietta by the late Jess Nutter. A reception at the Betsey Mills Club followed the ceremony. John is the son of the late Clyde and ...

50th: Ronald and Juanita Farley

Ronald and Juanita Farley of Marietta will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 28. The couple were married on June 28, 1968 at The Salvation Army in Marietta, by the late Major Nolan Shipman. Ronald is the son of the late William and Virginia Farley and Juanita is the ...

50th: Edwin and Lois Arnold

Edwin and Lois Arnold of Waterford will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 22. The couple was married on June 22, 1968 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Churchtown by the late Monsignor Charles Highland. Edwin is the son of late Clarence and Hilda Arnold and ...

25th: Ron and Suzan Warner

Ron and Suzan Warner of Lowell are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on June 26. The couple were married June 26, 1993 at St. Stephen’s Church in Caldwell. Father Dale Tornes and the Rev. Maurice Mitchell were the officiating ministers. Warner is the son of Robert Warner and the ...

25th: Gene and Shelly Paxton

Gene and Shelly Paxton of Waterford are celebrating 25 years of marriage. They were wed on June 26, 1993 at Christ United Methodist Church in Marietta. Gene is the son of Vera and the late Rodney Paxton of Marietta. Shelly is the daughter of Claudia Martin (Mike) of Longwood, Fla., and the ...

50th: Robert and Deborah Misel

Robert C. and Deborah K. Misel of Lowell will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in July with a fish fry and cookout at the family home (a garden party). The couple were married on June 15, 1968 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Churchtown. Monsignor Charles Highland and ...

50th: Ernest and Barbara Thode

Ernest and Barbara (Schaub) Thode were married on June 15, 1968, in New Concord, Ohio. They will mark their 50th anniversary with a celebration on June 23 between 2 and 4 p.m. at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 401 Scammel St., Marietta. No gifts, please. Only your presence is requested. They ...

30th: Kreig and Kay Worstell

Kreig and Kay Worstell of Lowell will celebrate their 30th anniversary. They were married on June 18, 1988 at Waterford United Methodist Church by the Rev. Ray Price. Worstell is the son of Bob and Robert “Jean” Worstell of Marietta. Mrs. Worstell is the daughter of Harold “Jay” and ...

60th: Don and Yvonne Triebsch

Don and Yvonne Triebsch celebrated 60 years of marriage on May 17, 2018. They were married at Holy Souls Catholic Church in Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1958 and lived there until 1984 when they moved to Marietta.

60th: Russell and Jean Francis

Russell and Jean Francis of Harrisville, W.Va., recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple married May 19, 1958 at Wayside Methodist Church in Vienna, W.Va., with Pastor R. A. Atkinson presiding. Life’s adventures took them to Texas while Russell was in the Army, ...

50th: William and Darlene Mayle

William and Darlene Mayle of Cutler marked their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 1, 2018. They were married Feb. 1, 1968 in Canton, where they spent their early days of marriage. They have lived in Cutler since 1973. William is retired from DuPont, and Darlene has worked at the Columbus ...

45th: Roy and Lula Pugh Jr.

Roy and Lula Pugh Jr. will be celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary. The couple was married June 2, 1973 at Christ United Methodist Church in Marietta. Lula is the daughter of the late Lewis and Lucille Darrah, and Roy is the son of Hazel Pugh and the late Roy Pugh Sr. Roy grew up in ...

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50th: Lawrence N., Sherry L. Miller Lawrence “Larry” N. and Sherry L. Miller of Marietta celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 25, 2018. The couple celebrated with a dinner buffet at the American Legion Post 64 in Marietta with their family and close friends. The couple was ...

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60th, Russell and Jean Francis Russell and Jean Francis of Harrisville, WV recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple married May 19, 1958 at the Wayside Methodist Church in Vienna, West Virginia with Pastor R. A. Atkinson presiding. Life's adventures took them to Texas ...

63rd: William “Bill” and Anna Ward

William “Bill” Franklin Ward and Anna Marie Ward will celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary. The couple was married May 14, 1955 at The First Nazarene Church of Marietta with Reverend Ireland officiating. The couple had their wedding reception in the Judge Barker house which was the ...