Anniversaries

Willard and Shirley Arbogast

Willard and Shirley Arbogast celebrated their 50 wedding anniversary Dec. 11. They were married Dec. 11, 1968 at The Church of Christ in Elkins with Jack Mays officiating. They renewed their wedding vows on their 15th anniversary at the Elkins Nazarene Church, where they are members, ...

65th Anniversary

Hilbert and Irene Dolly of Elkins celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Aug. 16. A surprise 65th anniversary party was hosted by their children Aug. 11 in Elkins. They were united in marriage Aug. 16, 1953 in Cumberland, Maryland, by the Rev. E.L. Porter. Mr. Dolly is the oldest son of ...

Sterl Edward and Patricia ‘Patty’ Marie Welch

Sterl Edward and Patricia “Patty” Marie Welch of Elkins, formerly of Mabie, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were married on Oct. 11, 1958, in Elkins, at the home of the late Rev. V.L. Bennett. Mrs. Welch is the daughter of the late Martin and Lucy ...

Butch and Helen Himes

Butch and Helen Himes celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 25. The couple was married on Aug. 25, 1968, by the Rev. S.L. Green at the Orlena Methodist Church at Gilman. A surprise party was hosted by their sons, Stephen and Kenny Himes, on Aug. 18. Attending from out of town ...

Daniel J. Miller and Gloria J. Miller

Daniel J. Miller and Gloria J. Miller will celebrate their 62nd anniversary Sept. 1. They were married Sept. 1, 1956, in Oakland, Maryland. Mrs. Miller is the daughter of Raymond and Lillian Shelton. Mr. Miller was in the Army from 1957 to 1960 then was an insurance executive from ...

Mr. and Mrs. Edsel Gordon

Mr. and Mrs. Edsel Gordon of Kingsland, Georgia, formerly of Elkins, celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary May 16 at home in Kingsland. The Gordons were married May 16, 1952, at the home of the bride by the late Rev. Troy R. Brady. Mrs. Gordon, the former Carolyn Duggan, is the ...

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Teter

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Teter celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 15. Douglas Teter and the former Carol Ann Smith were married June 15, 1968, at the Dryfork Assembly of God. It was a beautiful summer day surrounded by family and friends. Mr. Teter is the son of the late Ted ...

Conrad Ernest and Lugene Kern Baston

Conrad Ernest and Lugene Kern Baston celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married on March 7, 1948, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They are the parents of Constance Baston, Conrad Donald (Shelley) Baston and Lucinda (Martin) Dougherty; grandparents of Conrad Russell (Tiffany) ...

Arnold and Janet Freeman

Arnold and Janet Freeman of 15303 Morgantown Pike, Moatsville will celebrate their 60th anniversary with family and friends at a picnic lunch hosted by the family from noon to 4 p.m. June 16 at the couple’s home. They are the parents of Cheryl (Jerry) Bailey of Moatsville, Ronda (Kevin) ...

David and Janet Canfield

David and Janet Canfield will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, April 8. They were married April 8, 1978, at Mercy Chapel in Montrose by the Rev. Leon Heavener. They make their home in Bowden, in a cabin, with their two dogs, Bella and Scraper. They have two children, ...

The Rev. Charles and Loretta Ford

The Rev. Charles and Loretta Ford of Mill Creek will celebrate 54 years of marriage, today, at home with their children and grandchildren. They were united in marriage by the Rev. Ralph McCartney at his home on Jerusalem Road in Mill Creek. Mr. Ford is the son of the late Allen Ford and ...

Douglas and Sheila Coffman Spessert

Douglas and Sheila Coffman Spessert will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house celebration from 1 to 4 p.m. April 14 at the First Baptist Church in Parsons. They were married April 13, 1968, at Shiloh Church of the Brethren at Kasson by the Rev. H.O. Poling. They ...

David L. and Sue J. Cross

David L. and Sue J. Cross of 143 Lilac Lane, Philippi, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married March 1, 1968, at the Calvary United Methodist Church in Junior. Mr. Cross is the son of the late Marvin “Shag” Cross and the late Kathleen Cross. He is ...

Douglas and Sheila Coffman Spessert

Douglas and Sheila Coffman Spessert will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house celebration from 1 to 4 p.m. April 14 at the First Baptist Church in Parsons. They were married April 13, 1968, at Shiloh Church of the Brethren at Kasson by the Rev. H.O. Poling. They ...

Jerry and Sue Nine

Jerry and Sue Nine of Gilman will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 17. Mr. Nine is the son of the late Jacob Nine and late Virginia Nine. Mrs. Nine is the daughter of the late Maxine George and late Maynard Cobb. They are the parents of two daughters, the late Cynthia ...

Gary and Sada Scott Cutright

Gary and Sada Scott Cutright of Mill Creek celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 23. They were married Sept. 23, 1967, in Mill Creek, by the Rev. Frank Long. Mrs. Cutright is the daughter of the late Woodrow and Clara Scott. Mr. Cutright is the son of the late Cecil and ...

Robert ‘Mutt’ and Violet Lucille Kines

Robert “Mutt” and Violet Lucille Kines will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Oct. 3. They were married in Pax by the Rev. Ritchie Smalley. Mr. Kines is the son of the late Delbert and Tina Kines. He had one brother, the late Benny (Jean) Kines. Mrs. Kines is the daughter ...

David and Nancy Sturdivant

David and Nancy Sturdivant celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 15. They were married Sept. 15, 1967 at the Rowan United Methodist Church in Mabie. Mr. Sturdivant is the son of the late Author and Rosalyn Sturdivant of Coalton. Mrs. Sturdivant is the daughter of the late ...

Junior and Phyllis Cross

Junior and Phyllis Cross will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Light of Christ Chapel Fellowship Hall. They were married Sept. 16, 1967, in Belington. They have three daughters and six grandchildren.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Joe Harman

Mr and Mrs Robert Joe Harman of Elkins celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Aug. 17. They were married Aug. 17, 1962, in Elkins at the Crystal Springs Community Church, by the late Rev. Kenneth Corley. Mr. Harman is the son of the late Dickson and Icie Harman. He retired in 1996 ...