Golden year for Leetonia couple

LEETONIA – Mr. and Mrs. William Garrett, Leetonia, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with surprise dinner party on June 22 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

The former Penny Cross and William Garrett were married on June 22, 1963, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church by the Rev. T.P. Laughner.

The festivities were hosted by the couple’s children, Dave (Kris) Garrett, Rapid City, S.D.; and Candie (Troy) DeRhodes, East Palestine; and their five grandchildren. Along with family and friends, the couple’s bridal party, including best man, Phil Crouse, Columbiana; and maid of honor, Gwen Clunen, Leetonia, were in attendance.