Couple Marks 20 Years

Martie Alane Vogel and Willard Franklin Howell of New Martinsville celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary on Sept. 28.

They exchanged vows on Sept. 28, 1991, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Paden City with the Rev. Norman Butler officiating the double ring ceremony.

Vogel is the daughter of the late Beatrice Vogel and the late Mr. and Mrs. Martin Vogel. She is employed by Save-a-Lot in New Martinsville and owner of the M & K Bar, also in New Martinsville, that had been owned by her mother since 1960.

Howell is the son of the late George and Edna Howell Goudy and Perry Howell of Wileyville. He is retired from Ormet Corp. with 43 years of service.

Howell has three children, Charlie, Angie and Christy of New Martinsville; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren, one of whom is deceased.