Hons Celebrate Golden

Dennis and Martha Hon

Dennis and Martha Hon of Wheeling will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday.

They were united in marriage on June 8, 1968, at Emmanuel Evangelical United Brethren Church in Carmi, Illinois, by the Rev. W.D. Payne.

Martha Hon is the daughter of the late Ruth and Herman Morrill. She is retired from Olympia Therapy as a speech-language pathologist.

Dennis Hon is the son of the late James and Mary Hon. He is retired from The Linsly School where he taught Advanced Placement calculus.

They are the parents of two children: Kara Barkley and her husband Matt of Columbus, Georgia, and Derek Hon and his wife Nikki of Athens, Georgia. They have three grandchildren.

They will celebrate the special occasion with family and friends.