Joe and Phyllis Rappold Swann of Hurricane, W.Va., celebrated 60 years of marriage on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.
The couple was married in 1954 by Bernard Grub in Hurricane and they have lived their entire married life in Hurricane.
Joe is the son on the late G.C. and Bessie Swann of Milton, W.Va., and Phyllis is the daughter of the late C.W. "Pete" and Ruby Rappold of Hurricane.
Joe retired from Sonoco Fiber Drum of Culloden after 25 years of service. Phyllis worked briefly outside the home, but spent most of her time as a homemaker and mother.
They are members of the Pine Grove Church of Christ in Scott Depot, W.Va.
They are the parents of Dr. Gary F. (Kim) Swann of Toledo, Ohio and Teresa (Michael) Adkins of St. Albans, W.Va. They are also the grandparents of Ashley Maresa Harless of St. Albans and Corey Franklin Swann of New Mexico.
Their children and grandchildren wish them a happy 60th anniversary, and say, "We love you."