Pettits Observe Golden

Ronald “Ronnie” and Mary Pettit of Moundsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary next Sunday.

The high school sweethearts were united in marriage on July 29, 1968, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Oakland, Maryland, by the Rev. Lawrence F. Sherwood Jr.

Mary Pettit is the daughter of the late William and A. Jean Bardall of Moundsville. She retired from Marshall County Schools with 36 years teaching first grade at Limestone Elementary School.

Ronnie Pettit is the son of the late Harold and Jean Pettit of Moundsville. He retired from Marshall County Schools where he worked in the school bus garage and maintenance department.

Their family includes four children: Sally (Chuck) Richmond of Limestone; Cindy (Bobby) Boggs of Shinnston, West Virginia; Ron II (Colleen) Pettit of Fleetwood, North Carolina; and Bonnie (Alan) Hulley of Flemington, West Virginia. They have six grandchildren, two step-grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A picnic reception for family and friends will be held at Grand Vue Park Site 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 29. Please bring your lawn chairs and celebrate with us.