Couple Marks 40 Years

John and Nancy Morris of Bridgeport are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, July 6.

They were united in marriage July 6, 1974 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Clairsville, by the Rev. Paul J. Walker.

Nancy Morris is the daughter of Catherine Templin Ralston and the late James Ralston. She is retired from Ohio Valley Medical Center.

John Morris is the son of Dolores Markiewicz Morris and the late Hamilton “Art” Morris. He is retired from Wheeling Hospital.

They are active members of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bridgeport, and participate in Knights of Columbus and Catholic Women’s Club.

They are the parents of four children. The family includes Jamie Morris and his wife, Tracy, of Wheeling; Megan Stukey and her husband, Jason, of Newark, Ohio; Jonathan Morris and his wife, Tanya, of Okinawa, Japan, and Molly Morris of Clarksville, Tenn. They have eight grandchildren.