Elaine and William Valentine

William and Elaine Valentine celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 19 at the Family Life Center of First United Methodist Church in Elkins. Family and close friends gathered for social time and dinner followed by a time of sharing memories.

They were married Oct. 19, 1963 at Elkins First Church of the Nazarene by the Rev. John Hadlock.

Their attendants were Kay Chaney Dunn and the late Henry Thomas Valentine.

Mr. Valentine is the son of the late Henry and Ollie Chenoweth Valentine. He was employed by Laboratory Furniture Inc. for many years and retired from Armstrong/Bruce Hardwood.

Mrs. Valentine is the daughter of the late Wesley and Belva Channell Hogan. She is employed by Mountaineer Gas Co.

They enjoy traveling, and in August, they journeyed to England, Wales, Ireland, and Scotland.

Cards may be sent to: 110 Mill Brook St., Elkins, WV 26241.