Conrad and Hazel Parsons of Marietta celebrated their 62nd anniversary with a celebration held in their honor with family and friends. They were married on March 10, 1951, in Marietta, by the Rev. Myers.
He is retired from Central Office Supply and she is retired from the Womans Home.
They are the parents of three children: Connie Backus of Marietta; Debbie White of Tuppers Plains; and John Parsons, who is deceased.
They have seven grandchildren: Ferrell Foster of Marietta; Danny Backus of Horner, W.Va.; Nicole Fogle of Coolville; Kyle Edwards of Tuppers Plains; Johnny Parsons of Little Hocking; Jonathan Parsons of Weirton, W.Va. and Derick Parsons of Weirton; four great-grandchildren, Brant Fogle, Brooklyn Fogle, Kyler Backus of Michigan, and Trenton Backus of W.Va.