Sykeses Mark 55th Anniversary

Howard and Cathy Sykes of Wellsburg will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Friday.

They were united in marriage on July 20, 1963, at the Second United Presbyterian Church in Washington, Pennsylvania, by the late Rev. Raymond Jones.

Cathy Sykes is the former Cathy Ewing of West Alexander and is the daughter of the late Robert and Dorothy Ewing. She is a retired Brooke County Schools teacher.

Howard Sykes is the son of the late Howard and Margaret Sykes of Washington, Pennsylvania. He is employed by Capital Business Interiors in Morgantown.

They are the parents of two daughters. The family includes Wendy (Troy) Jones of Coshocton, Ohio, and Penny (Brian) Cunningham of Wheeling. They have four grandchildren.