40th: Larry, Rose Poulton

Lawrence F. and Arlene R. Poulton of Newport will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on March 2. They were married March 2, 1974, by the late George Weddle at Faith Bible Church in Marietta.

He is the son of Ruth Poulton of Marietta and the late Harold Poulton. She is the daughter of the late Ken and Jane Eddy.

They are parents of four children: Lacey Poulton of Belmont, W.Va., Larrisa (Mark) Poulton-O’Brien of Marietta, Matthew (Lindsey) Poulton of Waverly, W.Va. and Michael Poulton of Lowell. They have three grandchildren: Dominick Ross of Belmont, W.Va., Abigail Poulton and Marcus O’Brien of Marietta.

They attend Evergreen Bible Church. He is currently employed with the City of Marietta as a mechanic. She is self-employed. They enjoy spending time with their family, especially the grandchildren. He is an avid hunter. She enjoys gardening.

A private dinner is planned for the couple by their children. Cards of congratulations can be sent to 279 Seevers Road, Newport, Ohio 45768.