Golden year for Wellsville couple

WELLSVILLE – Wilbert and Barbara Jones, Brandon Drive, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a Caribbean cruise to the Bahamas, Curacao and Aruba. The cruise was a gift from their children.

The former Barbara Edgell, daughter of the late Bill and Dorothy Edgell, married Wilbert Jones, son of the late John and Alice Jones, on April 6, 1963 at Wellsville’s Riverside Presbyterian Church. The Rev. James Sanko performed the ceremony.

Mr. Jones retired from the Homer Laughlin China Company after 11 years of employment. He also worked as a maintenance planner for Penn Power for 21 years.

Mrs. Jones worked in home health care for about 10 years.

They are members of the Wellsville SOI.

The couple have three children, Mark Jones, East Liverpool; Jeff Jones, Monaca, Pa.; and Jennifer Polen, Salem. They also have six grandchildren.