Anniversaries

Pat and Sondra Bailey

Pat and Sondra Bailey of Buckhannon celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary July 20.They were married in McCann's Run Methodist Church with the Rev. Conrad Tenney officiating.Mrs. Bleigh-Bailey is the daughter of Edgar and Patricia Bleigh of Weston. She taught in Clay and Lewis counties and ...

Tom and Barbara Binns

Tom and Barbara Binns of Crystal Springs celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary June 24.They were married June 24, 1961.Mr. Binns served for several years in the United States Army before returning home to Elkins to work as a coal miner. In his retirement, he enjoys fishing and spending time ...

Curtis and Thelma White

Curtis and Thelma White of Peeltree in Barbour County will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary July 26.They were married June 29, 1956 in Adrian.Mr. White is retired from Badger Coal Co., Pittston Coal Group after 29 1/4 years of service.Mrs. White is a homemaker.They have three biological ...

Lonnie N. ‘Dusty’ Ramsey and Nancy C. Woods

Lonnie N. "Dusty" Ramsey and Nancy C. Woods Ramsey will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary with an open house for relatives and friends from 2-4 p.m. June 26 at Elkins Christian Academy in Glenmore. Cake and refreshments will be served.The Ramseys were married June 30, 1966, in Elkins, ...

Danny and Helen Hines

Danny and Helen Hines of Mill Creek will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary Wednesday, May 25, which also is Mrs. Hines birthday.Mrs. Hines is the daughter of the late Kenneth and Arveta Jean Weese. She is employed as a greeter at Wal-Mart in Elkins.Mr. Hines is the son of the late Duane ...

Mr. and Mrs. Kessler B. Pingley

Mr. and Mrs. Kessler B. Pingley of Huttonsville celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary March 4.They were united in marriage in Oakland, Md.They are the parents of two children, a daughter, Becky Brady and husband, Danny, of Huttonsville, and a son, Kenny Pingley and wife, Claudia, of ...

Mr. and Mrs. Ken and Laura Auvil

Ken and Laura Auvil recently celebrated their anniversary in Davis where they honeymooned 55 years ago.The couple reside in Belington, where Ken is a building consultant. They have three children, Brad, Alicia and Miles (wife Lauren) and two grandchildren, Colin and Maddie.

Mr. and Mrs. Arby Hamrick

Mr. and Mrs. Arby Hamrick will celebrate their 55th 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 L. Hamrick and wife, Melinda, and Jerry L. Hamrick at home; and three ...

Charles and Gloria McCauley

Charles and Gloria McCauley will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday.The couple was married at the Elkins First Church of the Nazarene in 1966.They are the parents of two children, Andy McCauley and wife. Susan, and Elizabeth Teets and husband. Jonathan. They also have five ...

Frances and S. Eldon (Buzz) Harper

Mr. and Mrs. S. Eldon Harper of Parsons celebrated their 50th, "golden" anniversary Oct. 15.S. Eldon "Buzz" Harper, a Parsons High School graduate, is the son of the late Stelman and Winifred Harper.Frances Harper, a Parsons High School graduate, is the daughter of the late John and Mary Kee, ...

Helene Bard

Helene Bard, 98, a longtime resident of Elkins, met her great-great-granddaughter, Khalynn Oliveri, on Grandparents Day, Sept. 13, in Tallahassee, Fla., with five generations of the Bard family.Mrs. Bard taught Vacation Bible School at First United Methodist Church and shared her love of music ...

Sue (Tenney) and Douglas ‘Jigs’ Wamsley

Douglas "Jigs" and Sue (Tenney) Wamsley of Ellamore will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at Kesling Mill Lions Club in Buckhannon.They were married Sept. 25, 1965, in Beverly, by the Rev. Glen Phillips.Mr. and Mrs. Wamsley are the parents ...

Sherman and Sylvia Goodwin

Sherman and Sylvia Goodwin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at their home in Harding with dinner being served at 2 p.m.They were married Tuesday, Sept. 7, 1965, in Baltimore, Md.They are the parents of three children, Pam Elmore and husband, ...

Wayne and Sheila Gregoire

Wayne and Sheila Gregoire celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday.They were married Sept. 4, 1965, by the Rev. G. Bland Brady at the Evangelical United Brethern Church in Clarksburg.They met in chemistry class while students at Victory High School.Both lived in Clarksburg with Mr. ...

Mr. and Mrs. William Thorne

Mr. and Mrs. Willaim Thorne celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Aug. 11.They were married Aug. 11, 1990.Crystal Thorne is the daughter of Patricia Kelley.Mr. Thorne is the son of Kaye Bodkin of Elkins.

Terry and Rebecca Poe

Terry and Rebecca Poe of Belington celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Wednesday, July 30.They were married July 30, 1965, in the Highland Park United Methodist Church by the Rev. Sylvester Green.Mr. Poe is the son of the late Urban D. and Alta Gear Poe. He worked 37 years for the USDA ...

Mac and B.J. McKenzie

Mac and B.J. McKenzie will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 31.They were married July 31, 1965.

Gary Lee and Carolyn Corley Channell

Gary Lee and Carolyn Corley Channell of Elkins celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 12 with a private dinner for immediate family in the Kings Room at the 1863 Grill and Restaurant. The celebration continued with a reception at their residence.They were married by June 12, 1965, by ...

Dee and Del Conrad

Del and Dee Conrad recently celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary at their new home in Ocala, Fla.They were married April 17, 1970, at Lakeside Assembly of God in Deep Creek Lake, Md., by Pastor Robert Collette.They have lived in Harman, Daytona Beach, Parkersburg and in Elkins. They ...