Zimmermans Mark 47th

Lou and Shirley Zimmerman of Calabash, North Carolina, formerly of Wheeling, celebrated their 47th wedding anniversary on July 1.

They were married July 1, 1972 at Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church in Wheeling by the Rev. G. Kenneth Gates.

Shirley is the daughter of the late Donald C. and Florence Bixler Jefferys. Lou is the son of the late Chester C. and Katherine Zimmerman Jr.

Both Lou and Shirley are graduates of Wheeling High School. Shirley graduated in 1954, Lou in 1958. She is also a graduate of the Ohio Valley General Hospital School of Nursing in 1957. Both are retired respiratory therapists from Ohio Valley Medical Center. Lou has a part-time job in Little River, South Carolina.

They are the parents of five children, Kathie Zimmerman of Carolina Shores, North Carolina, Becki Hanson (Keith) of Calabash, North Carolina, Laura (Rick Evans) Snedeker of Wheeling, Jeffery Snedeker of Berry, Kentucky, and Timothy Snedeker of Loveland, Ohio. They have six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

They will have a quiet celebration.

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