Jeff and Pam Babcock of Beverly celebrated their 40th anniversary on Jan. 26. They were married at the Dutch Hill Solomon Lutheran Church on Jan. 26, 1974.
He is the son of the late Truman and Louetta Wagner of Waterford and she is the daughter of Earl Hutchins and the late Martha Hutchins of McConnelsville.
The couple have two children: Jeff Babcock Jr. of Zambia, Africa, and Melissa (Ryan) Gresham of Celina, Texas. Ashley and Carlee Gresham are their granddaughters.
He was in the U.S. Navy, worked at J-Line in McConnelsville and was then employed for Waterford Township from which he retired. She worked at Malta Manufacturing and is currently employed at Dr. Gillespie's office in Beverly.
He enjoys hunting and fishing and she enjoys traveling. They both enjoy time with their grandchildren. They attend the Church of Christ in Pennsville.
Cards of congratulations may be sent to: P. O. Box 362, Beverly, Ohio 45715