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 Forest Service, retiring in 2003.

Mrs. Poe is the daughter of the late Blaine V. and June Rudd Godwin. She worked eight years at North Central Community Action and 27 years at Randolph County Senior Center as executive director, retiring in 2012.

They are the parents of two daughters, Mrs. Debbie (Joe) Schmidlen of Elkins and Erin Poe of Mechanicsburg, Pa. They have four grandchildren, SPC Seth Roy, serving in the U. S. Army at Ft. Polk, La., Joseph Schmidlen, a sophomore at Elkins High School, Madison Canales of Mechanicsburg, Pa., who will be a freshman at West Virginia University in the fall, and Allison Canales, a sophomore at Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg, Pa.

They celebrated their anniversary July 25, with a family dinner hosted by their daughters at The Forks Inn near Elkins, and then traveled to the Jersey Shore to spend a week at Wildwood Beach, N.J.