Ashbrooks Mark Golden

Simon and Karen Ashbrook of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 2.

They were united in marriage on June 2, 1968, at First Christian Church, Wheeling, by the Rev. Hubert L. Barnett.

Karen Ashbrook is the daughter of the late Clyde and Marie Hudson of Wheeling. She is a retired teacher of Ohio County Schools.

Simon Ashbrook is the son of the late Donald and Elsie Ashbrook of Power, West Virginia. He is a retired teacher of the West Virginia Department of Education-Juvenile Corrections. He continues to work at the Wheeling Park Golf Shop.

They are the parents of Brian Ashbrook and his wife Debbie of Wheeling. They have two grandchildren.

The couple elebrated their anniversary with family.