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Anniversaries

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 ...

75th year for Palestine couple

EAST PALESTINE — Norman and Rosetta Kimble of East Palestine will celebrate 75 years of marriage on Feb. 18. They both spent their childhood years in Petersburg, Ohio, where at one time, they were next-door neighbors. They were married in New Waterford in 1946 while Norman was on furlough ...

Hums celebrating 70th year

Jim and Wilma Hum, Columbiana High School sweethearts, are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. The former Wilma J. Kabler married F. James Hum on Feb. 11, 1951, at the Columbiana United Methodist Church. Mr. and Mrs. Hum are both lifelong residents of Columbiana and still reside in ...

Golden year for Hanoverton couple

HANOVERTON — Dan and Becky Kibler of 30278 Howard St., Hanoverton, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday with their children and grandchildren. The couple was united in marriage Jan. 30, 1971, by the Rev. Eldon Trubee in the Hanoverton Presbyterian Church. Mrs. ...

Golden year for Leetonia couple

LEETONIA — Calvin and Pamela Beck, of 38619 state Route 558, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. The former Pamela Davis, the daughter of Willard and Velma Davis, married Calvin Beck, the son of Jefferson and Betty Beck, on Jan. 23, 1971 at the First United Methodist ...

Golden year for Fitches

SALEM — Jess and Berneda Fitch are celebrating 65 years of marriage. They were married in Pikeville, Ky. Jan. 21, 1956 by the Rev. James Owen. Soon after, they moved to Salem, where Jess worked for Eljer Plumbing before retiring after 43 years. Berneda worked at Walkers Shoe Store for 19 ...

Donleys celebrate golden year

Robert Lee and Mary Ann (Orem) Donley Sr. are celebrating 70 years of marriage. They were married Jan. 24, 1951 in Salem at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Hunter officiating the ceremony. Robert worked for the Ohio Edison and Mary worked at The Church Budget of Salem. After ...