Neal and Edna Shockey

Neal and Edna Shockey will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Coalton Fire Hall.

The couple were married Oct. 6, 1956, at Union Mission Church in Mill Creek by the late Rev. Kenneth Corley. This was the first wedding ceremony he performed.

They have five children, Debbie and Kendall Riggleman, Connie and Denver Pritt, Cindy and Lester Pritt, Dale and Angie Shockey and Denise and Sean Barnett. They also are the grandparents of the late P.J. Pritt, Heather Rowan and Jason Rowan and their children, Noah and Cameron; Marie and Jason Elmore and their children, Izak and Alys; Eric Riggleman; Melissa and Eric Dodrill and their children, Callen and Bryant; Daryl Shockey and Logan and Abigail Barnett.

Mr. Shockey is the son of the late Harrison and Missouri Currence Shockey and is a retired mail carrier.

Mrs. Shockey is the daughter of the late Rufus and Rebecca Shreve Watson and is a homemaker.

The couple are active members of the Harrison Community Church in Mabie.

Gifts are to be omitted, but cards are welcome. Cards also can be mailed to: Neal and Edna Shockey, 239 Ryan Run, Mabie, WV 26278.