Wilsons Celebrate 70th

Clifford and Emily Wilson

Clifford and Emily Wilson of Wheeling celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 19.

They were united in marriage on June 19, 1948, at St. Mark Evangelial Lutheran Church in Elm Grove, Wheeling, by the Rev. F.G. Alpers.

Emily Wilson is the daughter of the late Jessie and Edward Straub.

Clifford Wilson is the son of the late Margaret and Earl Wilson. He is retired from Middle Creek Elementary School, where he served as principal.

They are the parents of three sons. The family includes the late Mark Wilson and his wife Joanne of Glen Dale; Bruce Wilson and his wife Sandee of Wheeling and Tim Wilson and his wife Pam of Wheeling. Nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren complete the family.

They celebrated the occasion with immediate family and friends during a dinner at the Moundsville Country Club on June 16.