Golden year for Negley couple

Donna and the Rev. Paul Wright

NEGLEY — The Rev. and Mrs. Paul Wright, Negley, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a private family dinner party at their church.

The former Donna Lee Purbaugh married Rev. Paul Wright on March 4, 1967 at the Girard First Assembly of God in Girard with Rev. Delmer Ross officiating.

The Rev. Wright traveled in ministry for seven years and served for 21 years as pastor of the Tipp City Assembly of God Church. He is currently the pastor at Rogers Assembly of God Church.

Mrs. Wright was employed as a radiologic technician at Northside Hospital and Upper Valley Medical Center and later as the church secretary at Rogers Assembly of God.

The couple has two children, Amy (Todd) Reed, Salem, and Matthew (Kelly) Wright, Columbiana, and six grandchildren.