Starkeys Celebrate 50th

Bill and Barbara Starkey of New Martinsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 25.

They were united in marriage June 25, 1961 at the home of Jim and Virginia Starkey by Jack Tharp.

Barbara Starkey is the daughter of Betty Klug and the late Charles Johnson. She is a homemaker.

Starkey is the son of the late Jim and Virginia Starkey. He is retired from PPG Industries.

They are active members of First Church of God in New Martinsville.

They are the parents of five children. The family includes Debbie Hicks and her husband, Richard; Jamie Rustemeyer; Bill and his wife, Theresa; Chuck and his wife, Michelle, and Dan and his wife, Melissa. They have 11 grandchildren.

They were honored with an open house at the Mollohan Center with family and friends in attendance.