60th year for Columbiana couple

Charles and Joanie Ready

Charles and Joanie Ready

COLUMBIANA — The Rev. Charles and Joanie Ready celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary June 8. The couple along with 20 members of their family spent a week in Myrtle Beach.

The former Joanie Noble married Charles on June 8, 1957 at the Wildare EUB Church in Cortland, Ohio.

The Rev. Ready retired in 1998 as pastor of the Lisbon First United Methodist Church and has since served as interim and visiting pastor for several area churches. Mrs. Ready retired in 2015 from Kohl’s Department Store in Boardman.

The couple have five daughters, Cyndi (Jon) Straney, Cathie (Leo) Hicks, Carol (David) Vollnogle, Joni (Michael) Brown and Jacquie (Chris) Evrard, 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

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