70th: Wayne and Ella Stephens

Wayne and Ella Stephens will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Stephens were married on May 6, 1948 at Gilman Avenue Methodist Church parsonage by Pastor Calvin Rodeheffer.

Stephens is the son of the late W.A. and Azalia Stephens and Mrs. Stephens is the daughter of the late Clifford and Katie Carpenter. They are members of Newport Baptist Church.

The couple’s children are Jerry and Marjorie Stephens of New Haven, Ind., and Larry and Tammy Stephens of Lowell. They have eight grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Two great-grandchildren are deceased.

There will be no gathering held to honor Mr. and Mrs. Stephens.