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 Henthorn. Fred J. Arnett was also born in Jacksonburg, W.Va., to Clarence and Lillian Arnett.
Arnett worked for Ormet for 10 years and then for 30 years as a construction surveyor in Ohio Operating Engineers. He retired in 2000. Mrs. Arnett is retired from Frontier Local Schools, where she worked as the school secretary at New Matamoras Elementary. She retired in 2007.
They are the parents of three daughters, Dena (Thomas) Thacker of St. Mary’s, W.Va., Robin (Mark) Haught of Newport, and Anita (Alan) Burns of Vienna, W.Va. The couple also have six grandchildren, Josh and Mitchell Thacker, Benjamin and Meredith Haught and Amy and Brett (Jenna) Burns.
Fred and Arlene will celebrate their anniversary with a family dinner. Cards of congratulation may be sent to the couple at 385 Greenwood St., Newport, Ohio, 45768.