Anniversaries

Churillas Celebrate 60th

Marty and Michelle “Mickey” Churilla of Wheeling celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were united in marriage on April 26, 1958, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Canonsburg, Pa. They are the parents of Mark and his wife, Jeanine, of Manor, Texas, and David and ...

Millers Celebrate 50th

Tom and Mary “Katy” Miller of Glen Dale celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday. They were united in marriage on April 20, 1968, at Trinity Lutheran Church in South Wheeling by the late Rev. Rudolph H. Bischoff. Mary Miller is the daughter of the late John B. and Mary M. Cox of ...

McClures Mark Golden

James and Helen McClure of Wheeling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were united in marriage April 20, 1968, at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Wheeling with the late Rev. Edmund Yahn officiating. Helen McClure is the daughter of the late Helen and Frank Pasden of ...

Cranes Mark 40 Years

Charles and Kimberly (Parrish) Crane of Brookside are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today. They were united in marriage on April 22, 1978, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Brookside. The couple has two daughters: Cassandra (Nick) Moore of Columbus and Jennifer (Tony) ...

Sargents Celebrate 60th

Agnes and Arthur Sargent of Wheeling celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were united in marriage on April 12, 1958, at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. Limus Nickerson officiating. Agnes Sargent is the daughter of the late Oscar and Dorothy ...

Schanes Celebrate 45th

Tom and Sandy Schane of Moundsville celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on March 28. They were united in marriage on March 28, 1973, in Glen Dale. They have one son, Scott, and his wife Kelly, of Glen Dale. One grandson completes the family. They celebrated on March 24 with ...

Cumpstons Mark Golden

Keith and Sandy Cumpston of Moundsville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were united in marriage March 30, 1968, at Big Run Christian Church with Dr. Andrew Laney officiating. Sandy Cumpston is retired from Marshall County Schools. Keith Cumpston is retired from ...

Wilkinsons Mark 55th

Don and Judy Wilkinson of Warwood, Wheeling, will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were united in marriage on April 6, 1963, at Warwood Christian Church by the Rev. Donald Cover. Judy Wilkinson is the daughter of the late Tom and Sara Satterfield. Don Wilkinson is ...

Couple Marks 60 Years

Louis and Nancy Valles celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 13. They were united in marriage on Feb. 13, 1958. Nancy Valles is the daughter of the late Clay and Betty Allen. Lou Valles is the son of the late Albert and Nancy Valles. They have two children, Vickie Joseph ...

Yensens Mark 40th Year

Carl and Helen Yensen of Mozart, Wheeling, are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday. They were united in marriage April 1, 1978. They are the parents of two sons: Chad and his wife, Callie, of Hilliard, Ohio, and Justin and his wife, Kim, of Adena. They have one ...

Kenzoras Mark 40 Years

Paul and Connie Kenzora celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary last Sunday. They were united in marriage March 18, 1978, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wolfhurst. Connie Kenzora is the daughter of Iola Bonfini and the late Louis Bonfini. She is a math instructor at Belmont ...

Simpsons Celebrate 45th

Jim and Sue Simpson of Wheeling will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary on Friday. They were united in marriage March 30, 1973. Sue Simpson is retired, and Jim Simpson is sales manager for Duvall Television and Appliance, Wheeling. He also plays with Cabin Fever String Band and Bill ...

Allisons Mark 60 Years

James and Sharon Allison of Moundsville celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were united in marriage on Feb. 22, 1958, by the Rev. Paul Hill Sr. The family includes two daughters: Jana (Joe) Yocum and Michelle (John) Olejasz. They have two grandsons and three ...

Karrases Mark Golden

Alia and John Karras of Wheeling and Manasota Key, Fla., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage Feb. 17, 1968, at St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church in Wheeling by the Rev. Thomas G. Ninnis. Alia Karras is the daughter of the late Jean ...

Billiters Mark 55 Years

Daniel and Joan Billiter of Paden City will celebrate their 55th anniversary next Sunday. They were united in marriage on Feb. 11, 1963, in Oakland, Md., by the Rev. Lawrence W. Sherwood. Dan Billiter is the son of the late Sherman and May Billiter. He is retired from Greif Corp. with 38 ...

Montgomerys Mark 55th

Bonnie and Daniel Montgomery of Sherrard celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Jan. 26. They were united in marriage on Jan. 26, 1963. Daniel Montgomery owned Montgomery Upholstering in Sherrard for 50 years. Bonnie Montgomery is a homemaker. They are the parents of three ...

Manacks Mark 65 Years

Eleanor “Bubs” and Raymond “Ray” Manack of Follansbee will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Tuesday. They were united in marriage on Jan. 30, 1953, in Rockville, Md. They met through their mutual friends, Frank and Violet Martino. Ray Manack retired from Conrail, and Bubs ...

Friends Celebrate 50th

James R. and Virginia “Ginny” Friend of Benwood celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were united in marriage Jan. 27, 1968, in St. John’s Catholic Church, Benwood. Ginny Friend is the daughter of the late Michael and Laura DiCrease. She is retired from ...

Gurreras Celebrate 50th

Stephanie and George Gurrera of Weirton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday. They were united in marriage on Jan. 20, 1968, by the Rev. James Altmeyer at St. Joseph the Worker Church in Weirton. Stephanie Gurrera is the daughter of the late Lois and Robert McCullough. She ...

Thomases Mark 60 Years

Margaret A. and Edward A. Thomas of Triadelphia celebrated their 60th anniversary on Thursday. They were united in marriage Jan. 18, 1958, in Wheeling. Margaret Thomas is the daughter of the late Harry and Barbara Wolf of Wheeling. She was a telephone operator before raising her ...