Anniversaries

Harry and Lois Mahoney

Harry and Lois Mahoney will celebrate their wedding anniversary Friday, March 20.They are the parents of three children, Tina, Jay and Jon, and four grandchildren, Coburn, Kurtis, Marcie and Kaitlyn Mahoney.Mr. Mahoney is retired from the U. S. Forest Service.Mrs. Mahoney is retired from Tucker ...

Richard and Rosemary Taylor

Richard and Rosemary Taylor celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Friday, March 13.They were married March 13, 1975, by the Rev. Frank Long at his home in Mill Creek.They have three children, Tonya, Jonathan "Buster" and Travis Taylor; seven grandchildren, Brian "Rusty," Kendra Bender, ...

Mr. and Mrs. Arby Hamrick

Mr. and Mrs. Arby Hamrick will celebrate their 54th wedding anniversary Feb. 24.They were married Feb. 24, in Mill Creek, by the Rev. Arnold Bickel.They have three sons, Jackie Raymond Hamrick and wife, Ruth, Rickie L. Hamrick and wife, Melinda, and Jerry L. Hamrick, at home; and three ...

Evelyn and Larry Snyder

Larry and Evelyn Dodrill Snyder of Elkins will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 31.They were married Jan. 31, 1965, by the Rev. Kenneth D. Amstutz, of Monterey, Va.Mrs. Snyder is the daughter of the late Jennings and Pauline "Arbogast" Dodrill.Mr. Snyder is the son of the late ...

Harman ‘Sonny’ Shannon and Esther Mae Collins Shannon

Harman "Sonny" Shannon and Esther Mae Collins Shannon will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary Jan. 30.They were married Jan. 30, 1960, by the Rev. E.B. Ware.They have two children, a daughter, Anita Lambert and husband, Ronald, of Mill Creek; and a son, Mark Shannon and wife, Trixie, of ...

Harman ‘Sonny’ and Esther Mae Shannon

Harman "Sonny" Shannon and Esther Mae Collins Shannon will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary Jan. 30.They were married Jan. 30, 1960, by the Rev. E.B. Ware.They have two children, a daughter, Anita Lambert and husband, Ronald, of Mill Creek; and a son, Mark Shannon and wife, Trixie, of ...

70 Years

Herman and Jo Criss, formerly of Philippi, celebrated their 70th anniversary Nov. 1 at Colonial Place in Elkins.They are the parents of two sons, Scott Criss and his wife, Barbara Wilson, of Elkins and Charles "Tinker" Criss and his wife, Suzie Stemple, of Edisto Beach, S.C. They also have five ...

70 Years

Herman and Jo Criss, formerly of Philippi, celebrated their 70th anniversary Nov. 1 at Colonial Place in Elkins.They are the parents of two sons, Scott Criss and his wife, Barbara Wilson, of Elkins and Charles "Tinker" Criss and his wife, Suzie Stemple, of Edisto Beach, S.C. They also have five ...

70 Years

Herman and Jo Criss, formerly of Philippi, celebrated their 70th anniversary Nov. 1 at Colonial Place in Elkins.They are the parents of two sons, Scott Criss and his wife, Barbara Wilson, of Elkins and Charles "Tinker" Criss and his wife, Suzie Stemple, of Edisto Beach, S.C. They also have five ...

William and Elizabeth Taylor

William and Elizabeth Taylor celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 14.They were married Nov. 14, 1964, at Mill Creek, with the Rev. Ralph McCartney officiating.They have one son, Raymond, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Gary and Carolyn Meloy

Gary and Carolyn Meloy of Stalnaker Run Road, Elkins, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary Friday, Dec. 5.The couple were married at 2 p.m. Dec. 5, 1962, in St. Paul's Methodist Church at Oakland, Md., with the Rev. Lawrence F. Sherwood Jr. officiating.Mrs. Meloy is the daughter of Violet ...

Guy and Amelia Derico

The children of Guy and Amelia Derico invite family and friends to a celebration of Amelia's 90th birthday and Guy's and Amelia's 70th wedding anniversary.The open house celebration will be from 2-5 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Moose Lodge, 25 N. Kanawha St. in Buckhannon.Mrs. Derico is the former ...

Jim and Dotty Freeman

Jim and Dotty Freeman of Philippi will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2-4 p.m. Nov. 15 in the Nestorville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.They were united in marriage Nov. 14, 1964.For more information, call Julie Reed at 304-457-1395.

Elmer and Alta Cross

Elmer and Alta Cross will celebrate their 65th anniversary with a party hosted by their children from 1-4 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Central Chapel Reception Hall on Route 92.The couple was married Nov. 20, 1949, in Oakland, Md.They are the parents of five children, Vonda (Larry) Shingleton, Victor ...

Elmer and Alta Cross

Elmer and Alta Cross will celebrate their 65th anniversary with a party hosted by their children from 1-4 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Central Chapel Reception Hall on Route 92.The couple was married Nov. 20, 1949, in Oakland, Md.They are the parents of five children, Vonda (Larry) Shingleton, Victor ...

Fred and Muriel Nollenberger

Fred and Muriel Nollenberger recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family from Florida, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.They were married Oct. 30, 1954.They have four children, Susan, Steve, Scott and David; and five grandchildren, Christopher, Stephanie, Philip, Cody and Jeven.

Bill and Pam Kessler

Bill and Pam Kessler of Morgantown, recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. The couple hosted a party for more than 200 guests at the Clinton District Fire Hall on June 21.Mr. Kessler wore a Christian Dior tux jacket and black trousers. Mrs. Kessler wore a long, silver ball gown ...

William L. and Ruth Coontz

William L. and Ruth Coontz of Belington celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 21.They were married Aug. 21, 1954, in Belington, by the Rev. Frank W. Brandon.Mr. Coontz is the son of the late Edna and Gene Coontz.Mrs. Coontz is the daughter of the late Dora and Eddie S. Canterbury ...

Bonnie and Foster Williams Jr

Bonnie and Foster Williams Jr. of Harding celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends July 19 at Bluegrass Park pavilion. They were married July 14, 1964.The surprise celebration was hosted by their children, Donna Jones, Liz Williams, Tammy Cormier and Foster Williams ...

William Pfau and Willa Lowther Pfau

William "Bill" Pfau and Willa Lowther Pfau celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 21.They were married Aug. 21, 1954, at the Presbyterian Manse in Elkins.The couple celebrated with a dinner at home with their children, spouses and grandchildren. They continued the celebration Aug. 24 ...