Anniversaries

Dye anniversary

Roger and Darlene (Cline) Dye recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. The couple was married on Nov. 26, 1958 in Graysville. They have made their home in Newport for the past 44 years. Roger and Darlene are the parents of three children, Rhonda Dye - deceased, Vickie Turner and ...

50th: James and Juanita Baker

James and Juanita Baker began their lifelong friendship during high school. They are celebrating the last 50 years, as a result of being married in Lima, Ohio, on Friday the 13th of September 1968. The bride and groom were attending The Ohio State University. Their struggle to survive during ...

70th: Edgar and Alma Ginther

Edgar C. and Alma J. McCreery Ginther of Waterford celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Sept. 6. Ed and Alma were married on Sept. 6, 1948 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Lowell. They were attended by the late Ray and Joanna McCreery Pitt. Edgar is a World War II veteran and ...

65th: Regis and Mary Huck

Regis and Mary Huck of Vincent will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Sept. 15, 2018. They were married Sept. 15, 1953 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Lowell. Mrs. Huck is the daughter of the late William and Eleanor Lang and Huck is the son of the late Leo and Lucy ...

30th: Troy and Sue Christman

Troy and Sue Christman of Belpre will be celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary on Sept. 24, 2018. The couple were married at First Congregational Church in Marietta in 1988. Troy is the son of Larry and Barbara Christman of Stafford, Ohio, and Sue is the daughter of Naomi W. Dixon of ...

60th: Norman and Dorothy Wilkinson

Norman and Dorothy (Ullmann) Wilkinson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 15, 2018. They were married at First Christian Church in Lowell by George Koch in 1958. The couple met in the third grade at Lower Salem Elementary School. Dorothy says that she “didn’t like him much ...

50th: Rod and Kay Berry Hineman

Rod and Kay Berry Hineman are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this week. They were married in the living room of the bride’s parents home (Linnville, Ohio, Lawrence County) on Aug. 23, 1968. The Rev. Robert Craddock officiated. Kay is the daughter of the late Lenna Lafon Berry ...

50th: Larry and Jane Handschumacher

Larry and Jane Handschumacher of Beverly celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were married on Aug. 17, 1968, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Lowell by Father Richard Battocletti. Mrs. Handschumacher is the daughter of the late Dale and Ruth Strahler. ...

50th: John and Janet Morris

John and Janet Miller Morris celebrated their 50th anniversary. They were married on July 20, 1968 at Newport United Methodist Church by the late Rev. Don Sillaman. John is the son of Lewis “Bob” Morris and the late Mamie Casto Morris. He retired from RJF International and now is ...

55th: Robert and Kay Becker

The Beckers are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary on Aug. 3. Robert and Kay Dotson Becker were married on Aug. 3, 1963 by The Rev. James R. Woodell at The First United Methodist Church in Williamstown. Mrs. Becker graduated from Williamstown High School in 1963. Mr. Becker ...

65th: Donald and Janet Holland

Donald S. and Janet Holland will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on July 31. They were married in McConnelsville. They are the parents of five children, Sonja Holland, Donald C. (Barb) Holland, Darla (Joe) Waite, all of Stockport, Becky (David) Cordray of Chandlersville, Ohio, and ...

60th: Rod and Barb Collier

Rod and Barb Collier are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 2, 1958 at Grace Evengelical Church in Canton. Their parents are Virgil and Ruby Collier and Elmer and Elsie Cobb, all of Canton. They have lived in Germany, Kentucky, North Carolina, as well as ...

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 ...

50th: John and Joellen Miller

John and Joellen Miller will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 27. The couple were married Aug. 27, 1968 at Harmar Hill Church of Christ in Marietta by the late Jess Nutter. A reception at the Betsey Mills Club followed the ceremony. John is the son of the late Clyde and ...

50th: Ronald and Juanita Farley

Ronald and Juanita Farley of Marietta will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 28. The couple were married on June 28, 1968 at The Salvation Army in Marietta, by the late Major Nolan Shipman. Ronald is the son of the late William and Virginia Farley and Juanita is the ...

50th: Edwin and Lois Arnold

Edwin and Lois Arnold of Waterford will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 22. The couple was married on June 22, 1968 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Churchtown by the late Monsignor Charles Highland. Edwin is the son of late Clarence and Hilda Arnold and ...

25th: Ron and Suzan Warner

Ron and Suzan Warner of Lowell are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on June 26. The couple were married June 26, 1993 at St. Stephen’s Church in Caldwell. Father Dale Tornes and the Rev. Maurice Mitchell were the officiating ministers. Warner is the son of Robert Warner and the ...

25th: Gene and Shelly Paxton

Gene and Shelly Paxton of Waterford are celebrating 25 years of marriage. They were wed on June 26, 1993 at Christ United Methodist Church in Marietta. Gene is the son of Vera and the late Rodney Paxton of Marietta. Shelly is the daughter of Claudia Martin (Mike) of Longwood, Fla., and the ...

50th: Robert and Deborah Misel

Robert C. and Deborah K. Misel of Lowell will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in July with a fish fry and cookout at the family home (a garden party). The couple were married on June 15, 1968 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Churchtown. Monsignor Charles Highland and ...

50th: Ernest and Barbara Thode

Ernest and Barbara (Schaub) Thode were married on June 15, 1968, in New Concord, Ohio. They will mark their 50th anniversary with a celebration on June 23 between 2 and 4 p.m. at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 401 Scammel St., Marietta. No gifts, please. Only your presence is requested. They ...