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Anniversaries

Former local couple marks 55th

The Rev. Robert Dale and Sandra Lee Walter will celebrate their pandemic 55th wedding anniversary at an outdoor setting in Vasona Park, San Jose, California. They were married June 5, 1966. In attendance will be their son Dale Lee Walter and their daughter, Esther Joyce Pykett, their families ...

Golden year for Homeworth couple

HOMEWORTH — Robert and Mary Lou Williams of Homeworth recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Hart Mansion in Minerva with their children and grandchildren. The couple were married March 27, 1971 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Alliance by the Rev. Herbert S. Garnes. ...

Johnsons mark golden year

Larry and Brenda Johnson of Salem will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today with their children and grandchildren. The couple were married April 3, 1971 by the Rev. Bruce Milligan and the Rev. Robert Salmon in the First Presbyterian Church of Salem. Mrs. Johnson is the former ...

Golden year for Chester couple

CHESTER, W.Va. — Jim and Debbie (Shroades) Durham are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. The couple were married April 3, 1971 at the United Methodist Church in Chester by the Rev. Randall Prince. They have two children Brooke (Nick) Ripple of Nashport, Ohio, and Ian ...

Golden year for North Lima couple

NORTH LIMA — Richard and Marilyn (Bartholomew) Carr will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Sunday, March 21. They were married at the North Lima Mennonite Church by her father, Pastor Richard Bartholomew. They have lived in North Lima where Richard farmed for over 50 years. Marilyn is ...

Hoffmans celebrate 52nd year

Huff K. And Sheila R. (Colvin) Hoffman are celebrating 52 years of marriage. They were married March 15, 1969 in East Liverpool. The couple has two daughters, TerrieLynn Wycoff of Wilmington, N.C. and Julie (Chad) Hager of East Liverpool; five grandchildren, RaeAnn, Nathaniel and Cael Hager ...

McPhersons mark golden year

SALINEVILLE — Bill and Eileen McPherson of Salineville will be celebrating their 50th anniversary Saturday, March 13. The former Eileen Pierson married Bill McPherson March 13, 1971 at the Calvary Presbyterian Church in Salineville. Bill is retired from Ohio Bell. The McPhersons are ...

East Liverpool couple celebrating 65th year

EAST LIVERPOOL — High school sweethearts Jim and Dorothy Tice will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. The former Dorothy Mae Stoakes, daughter of the late Ruth and John Stoakes, became the bride of James R. Tice, the son of the late Bea and Bob Tice, on March 10, 1956 at the Grace ...

Ungers celebrating golden year

EAST PALESTINE — Robert L. and Ellen L. (McGath) Unger are celebrating 50 years of marriage this month. They were married at the Centenary United Methodist Church on February 27, 1971, with the Rev. Wallace Aker officiating. Lifelong residents of the area, Bob worked for First Energy for ...

Becks celebrating golden year

COLUMBIANA — Jerry and Debbie Beck of Columbiana will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. Jerry and Debbie were married February 20, 1971 at the First Christian Church in Brownsville, Pa., and moved to Columbiana that summer. Jerry is retired from General Motors. Debbie ...