Anniversaries

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 ...

Pastor Jim and Shelia Tallman

Pastor Jim and Shelia Tallman will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary Sept. 9. They were married Sept. 2, 1972. Their son, Brent, and his wife, Krista, will host an open house in their honor from 3-5 p.m. Sept. 9 at Light of Christ Chapel Church Fellowship Hall in Belington. ...

James and Patsy Sacks

James and Patsy Sacks celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary Aug. 19. They were married at Frank Church by James Algridge. Mr. Sacks is the son of Ethel Sacks of Valley Bend. He was employed by the Division of Highways for 47 years. Mrs. Sacks is the daughter of Forrest and Grace ...

Harvey and Judy Gum

Harvey and Judy Gum will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends from 3-6 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Tygart Valley Fire Hall in Dailey. The couple was married Feb. 10, 1967 by the late Rev. Frank Long in Mill Creek. They are the parents of two sons, Scottie and wife, ...

Delbert ‘Sonny’ and Dorothy Bennett Harris

Delbert “Sonny” Harris and Dorothy Bennett Harris will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 5. The couple were married at the Beverly United Methodist Church by the Rev. Gilbert Hart. Mr. Harris is the son of the late Luther and Rebecca Harris of Valley Bend. He was employed by ...

Richard and Betty Walden

Richard and Betty Walden of Elkins will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary May 23. They were married May 23, 1952, in the First United Methodist Church at Welch. They had just completed their first year of teaching in McDowell County. They moved to Elkins in 1969 and continued their ...

Jack and Linda Skidmore

Jack and Linda Skidmore of Junior will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 6. Family and friends will host a renewal of vows ceremony at 2 p.m. in the upstairs area of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Belington. They were married May 5, 1967 in Elkins. Mr. Skidmore is the son of the ...

Dorsey and Shelbia Jean Carpenter

Dorsey and Shelbia Jean Carpenter will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary March 31. They were married March 31, 1967, in Tallmansville, at the church parsonage by the Rev. Edward Perrine. Mrs. Carpenter is the daughter of the late Emery and Sophia (Hoover) Zickefoose. She is a ...

Richard and Carolyn Scott

The daughters of Richard and Carolyn Scott announce their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. They were married March 11, 1967, in Red House, Maryland. They have two daughters, Chanda (Joe) and Dana (Bill), six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Richard and Carolyn are both ...

Mr. and Mrs. Arby Hamrick

MILL CREEK — Mr. and Mrs. Arby Hamrick celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary Feb. 24. They were married Feb. 24, 1961, in Mill Creek, by the Rev. Arnold Bickel. They have three sons, Jackie R. Hamrick and wife, Ruth, Rickie Lane Hamrick and wife, Melinda, and Jerry Leon Hamrick at ...