Rachel Elizabeth Sargent, daughter of Eric Sargent and Ronda Leonard, and Matthew Steven Bess, son of Lawrence and Theresa Bess, were married Sept. 29, 2012. The ceremony was held at St. Joe Catholic Church in Huntington and officiated by Father Dean Borgmeyer. The reception was held at the Guyan Golf and Country Club.
Bob and Pam Hamlin celebrated the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 26, 2012, with family and a few close friends in the western North Carolina Mountains. They plan a trip to Arizona in February, and are planning an anniversary trip to England later in 2013. They met at Marshall University, she from Huntington and he from Williamson, W.Va., and Pike County, Ky., and were married their senior year at First Christian Church, Louisa, Ky. Both are retired.
John M. and Mary Adkins Swann married Dec. 15, 1962, celebrate 50 years.
Stephanie Toney, daughter of Gary and Debbie Toney, and Cameron Fulford, son of Todd Fulford and Elisa Porter, were married on Nov. 17, 2012, by the Rev. Ray Vance.
Jerry and Marlene Earls were married Dec. 1, 1962.
Paris and Mildred Stephens of Poca, W.Va., are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary. They were united in marriage Nov. 22, 1942, in Russell, Ky., the night before he left for Marine Corps basic training.
G. Vernon and Delkenia Maynard Mills of The Woodlands Retirement Center in Huntington will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Nov. 27.
Holly Rice and Nate Litteral were married Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, at Central United Methodist Church in Huntington. Reverends Jim Shepherd and Ford Price officiated the ceremony. Peggy and Ron Rice, aunt and uncle of the bride generously catered a reception at Sacred Heart Church following the wedding.
Timmy and Danielle Cooper are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Kuristen Danielle Cooper, to Craig Allen Martin, son of Timothy and Marla Ramey, on Oct. 13, 2012.
Kati Elizabeth Bailey, daughter of Mark and Jane Bailey of Huntington, and William Alejandro Holland, son of Billy and Lucy Holland of Washington, W.Va., were married Aug. 18, 2012. Kati is the granddaughter of Dot Jeter of Barboursville, W.Va., and the late Robert Jeter and the late Lexie and Lawrence Bailey of Lavalette, W.Va.
Marsha L. Markin and Richard A. Napier were married Aug. 11, 2012, at Freewill Baptist Church in Harts, W.Va., with Rev. David Lucas officiating.
David and Kathleen Caldwell of Lavalette will celebrate 50 years of marriage Nov. 15. They married in 1962 and settled in Lavalette to raise their children. They met while working at Owens Illinois Glass plant in Huntington. Please join us in wishing them a wonderful 50th Golden Anniversary.
Carl J. and Bonnie S. Root celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary Nov. 13, 2012, with their four children, Christina and Tony Hughes, Erica and Joe Thornton, Joel Root and fiancée Shayna Miller, Ethan and Kelly Root, and their seven grandchildren, Trenton, Elle, Patience, Taylor, C.J., Katy and Kendall.
Thomas Dobbins and Anne Massie celebrate their 50th anniversary Nov. 22. They married Thanksgiving Day, 1962.
Kathy Adams and Rick McCallister were united in marriage Sept. 14, 2012. The outdoor ceremony was held at sunset at Sundowner Key, in front of a host of family and friends.
Glen and Minnie Bias of Barboursville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 9.
Diane White and James R. Carney were married Nov. 10, 1962, in Suitland, Md. Their son Michael and daughters Samantha and Megan have gifted them with nine grandchildren and one yet to be born, who bring great joy. Jim and Dee enjoy gardening, music and traveling.
The Rev. James C. and Peggy Dempsey celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 16.
Christine Marie Estler, daughter of Paul and Nancy Estler of Huntington, and Joseph Adam Higgins, son of Tim and Julia Higgins of Simpsonville, Ky., were married Sept. 15, 2012. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Jackson Haga in the Historic Church in Winchester, Ky.
Orbura and Vernice Meadows of Huntington celebrate their 64th wedding anniversary on Nov. 7.