50th Anniversary Marked

Merle and Sharon Pryor Lemasters of Paden City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 23.

They were united in marriage June 23, 1962 in Paden City.

Sharon Lemasters retired after 17 years as chief tax deputy for the sheriff of Wetzel County.

Lemasters retired from Bayer Corp. in 2001 with 42 years of service.

They enjoy camping and have been on the board of directors of Town & Country Days for over 35 years. They are members of Steelton Church of Christ in New Martinsville.

They are the parents of two children. The family includes Jeff and his wife, Molly, of St. Peters, Mo., and Lisa Walker and her husband, Mark, of Columbus. They have eight grandchildren.

An open house will be observed at 533 S. Second Ave., Paden City, from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, June 23. The couple requests no gifts.