Golden year for Palestine couple

Sharon and Darrell Pugh

EAST PALESTINE — Sharon and Darrell Pugh, East Palestine, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 8.

The former Sharon Louise Hamrick, daughter of the late Harry and Goldie Hamrick, married Ivan Darrell Pugh, son the late Arlie and Orpha Pugh, June 8, 1968 at the Bergoo Baptist Church in Bergoo, W.Va. with Rev. Crosby officiating.

Mrs. Pugh was a transcriptionist as well as a billing and coding specialist for Salem Community Hospital and Firestone Healthcare.

Mr. Pugh was a heavy equipment operator and a member of the Operating Engineers Local 66. He retired from International Mill Service.

They are members of the Centenary United Methodist Church in East Palestine.

The couple has three children, Kelly (Erich) Kist, Austintown; Darrell (Julie) Pugh, Canfield; and Amy (Thomas) Little, East Palestine; and four grandchildren.