Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Fretwell of Elkins celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a renewal of vows ceremony at sunset on Aug. 30 on Poipu Beach in Kauai, Hawaii. Pastor Harold Kilborn, of the historic Koloa Church, officiated.
Hawaiian music was provided by guitarist Frank Lorenzo. Traditional Hawaiian wedding leis were exchanged.
The couple were married Aug. 30, 1959, at Otterbein United Methodist Church in Elkins, by the Rev. Walter Cain.
MR. AND MRS. SYLVESTER FRETWELL
Mrs. Fretwell is the former Carol Deavers, daughter of the late Fred Deavers and Thelma Deavers Currence.
Mr. Fretwell is the son of the late Charles and Sylvia Fretwell.
They are the parents of one son, Jeff, who is deceased, and one daughter, Jennifer Albee and husband, Scott, of Elkins. They have three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.