Golden year for Columbiana couple

COLUMBIANA — Patty and Larry Walters, Columbiana, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 7, 2018.

The former Patty Barnes, daughter of Bob and Louise Barnes, married Larry Walters, son of Harry and Myrtle Walters, Jan. 7, 1968 at the Zion Hill Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Owen Shankster officiating.

Mrs. Walters was a beautician for 48 years, retiring in 2012.

Mr. Walters was employed at NRM for 28 years and Taylor-Winfield for 17 years, retiring in 2011.

The couple are members of the East Fairfield United Methodist Church in New Waterford.

They have two children, Kevin (Alicia) Walters, Louisville, Ky.; and Kim (Eric) Gingher, East Palestine, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.