Anniversaries

50th: Gary L. and Rita G. Beck

Gary L. and Rita G. Beck of Marietta are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.The couple were married June 26, 1966 at the bride's parents' home. The Rev. Carl Nutter officiated.Beck is the son of the late Clarence "Red" and Mildred E. Beck. He is retired from Shell Chemical. Mrs. Beck is ...

45th: Charles and Deborah Jean Gains

Charles K. and Deborah Jean Gains of Marietta celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on June 5.The couple were married June 5, 1971 at First Congregational Church in Marietta by the late Rev. Walter Hobba officiating.Mrs. Gains is the daughter of Georgia Fox of Marietta and the late Jack ...

25th: Lori and Arthur Smith

Lori Ann (Klinger) and Arthur C. Smith of Waterford celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a family trip to Rocky Mountain, Grand Teton, and Yellowstone National Parks. They were married June 1, 1991 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Churchtown. Fr. Charles F. Highland ...

50th: Jack and Barb Jurin

Jack and Barb Jurin of Reno will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 11, 2016. They were married on June 11, 1966 in Maryland. He is the son of Mary Jurin and the late Jack Jurin of Reno. She is the daughter of Lyle Poynter and the late Doralee Poynter of Newport. They have ...

60th: Lew and Margaret Yeager

60th:Lew and MargaretYeagerLew Yeager and Margaret Wykle Yeager of Marietta celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were married June 2, 1956 at First Methodist Church, Huntington, W.Va., where they both graduated from Marshall University.The 82-year-old couple marked the ...

40th: Bob and Peggy Byers

Bob and Peggy Byers will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on June 5.They were married at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Churchtown with the late Monsignor Charles Highland and the late Monsignor Donal O'Carroll officiating on June 5, 1976.They have two children, Dr. David ...

50th: Frank and Jackie Richards

Frank and Jackie (Eddy) Richards of Vincent had their 50th anniversary on May 5, 2016. They were married by the Rev. Harley Bailey. They have two sons, Allan Richards (Lori) and Kevin Richards (Barbara). They have four grandsons, Dylan, Layne, Taylor and Brian. He is retired from Kraton and she ...

50th: Gary and Wanda Townsend

Gary and Wanda Townsend will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 10. Gary is the son of the late Carl and Freida Townsend. He is retired from Shell Chemical. Gary is a veteran of the Marine Corp and served 12 months in Vietnam. Wanda is the daughter of the late Albert Townsend ...

60th: Vernon and Shirley Thomas

Vernon G. Thomas and Shirley (Burkhart) Thomas will be celebrating a milestone on June 9, 2016 as they observe their 60th wedding anniversary. Those 60 years have been filled with farming, raising their family, being active in church and many local organizations. Vernon is retired from Union ...

50th: Charles and Mary Campbell

Charles and Mary Campbell of Waterford celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 16.They were married April 16, 1966 in Churchtown. Father Highland officiated.Campbell is the son of the late Ralph and Verna Campbell. He is semi retired.Mrs. Campbell is the daughter of the late Bill and ...

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 ...

69th: Robert and Louise McDonald

Robert and Louise McDonald of Belpre celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary Tuesday, April 12, 2016. The celebration was hosted by the Harmar Place Rehabilitation Center staff in Marietta and shared with many Belpre friends and family members.The couple were married by Evangelist Fred Dennis ...

25th: James and Stephanie Phelps

James Franklin Phelps Jr. and Stephanie Dawn Logue Phelps of Little Hocking will celebrate their 25th anniversary on April 20, 2016. They were married April 20, 1991 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Lowell. The Rev. Victor Cinson Jr. and the Rev. David Huffman officiated.He is the son of ...

45th: James and Rosemary Reed

James R. Reed and Rosemary E. Reed of Marietta celebrated their 45th anniversary.They were married on April 10, 1971 at Norwood United Methodist Church.The couple have three children, Nicholas Reed, Benjamin and (Anne) Reed and Matthew and (Michele) Reed. They have two grandchildren, Zane and ...

30th: Michael and Susan West

Michael and Susan West of Waterford will be celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary on April 8. The couple were wed in Tennessee in 1986 and renewed their vows at Saint Bernards in Beverly, officiated by Father Moran.Michael is from Marietta and is the son of Charles and Martha West. Susan ...

50th: Jack adn Jill MacRae

Jack and Jill MacRae celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 26. They were married in 1966 in Columbus.She is the daughter of the late John and Ann Smith. He is the son of the late Don and Marie MacRae. They celebrated with their children, Ann (Kevin) Behrens, Amy (Bart) Schumacher, ...

50th: Jim and Darlene Bonnette

Jim and Darlene Bonnette of Marietta celebrate 50 years of marriage. They were married at First Church of the Nazarene by the Rev. James Taylor on Feb. 26, 1966.Jim is the son of the late Denver and Sara Lou Bonnette. Darlene is the daughter Dorothy Mincks and the late Donald Mincks. After ...

60th: Richard and Dorothy Stauch

Richard and Dorothy Stauch, longtime residents of Wynncrest Drive, Marietta, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 25 with a family dinner.They were married Feb. 25, 1956 by the Rev. Otto Breuhaus at First Evangelical & Reformed Church on Highland Ridge.Stauch is the son ...

65th: William and Mav Bonar

William L. and Mav Bonar celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Feb. 3, 2016. They were married in Bellaire by Minister Charles Rock on Feb. 3, 1951.They moved to Marietta in 1959. Bill began a teaching career at Marietta High School, where he served as head football coach and later ...

50th: Bob and Mary Hartline

Bob and Mary Hartline celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 6. Cards may be sent to 735 Wagner Road, Marietta, Ohio, 45750.