Edward and Oma Lee Barker Hill of Kenova celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary April 6, 2013. They were married in 1943 at Catlettsburg, Ky.
Edward was born to the late Edward and Annie Stollings Hill. Oma Lee was born to the late Bernie and Brooke Chapman Barker. They grew up and lived many years in Boone County, West Virginia.
They have been residents of Wayne County since 1967. Both are members of the Kenova Church of Christ.
Edward retired from The Creasey Company. Oma Lee last worked at Harts, part of the Big Bear Company.
They are the parents of Gary (Carolyn), Larry (Joann), Judy Murphy, Jeanne (Charles) Wagner, Eddy and Lisa (Rick) Black. They are grandparents to Cindy (Tim) Parsons, Carey (Jason) Roland, Scott (Valerie) Hill, Joshua (Amber) Brown, Richard (Jessica) Black, Randall (Erin) Black, Kevin Hill and Patrick Wagner. They are the great-grandparents to Landon Parsons, Kyle Grimes, Coby Roland, Ryan Griffith, Abby Cordal, Mikey Black, Lacyn Hill and are expecting another great-grandson in August.