Morris: 45th wedding anniversary

Jim and Barbara Morris celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on July 2. They were married on July 2, 1966 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Martins Ferry by the late Pastor Paul Heist.

Morris is the son of the late Dave and Rose Morris of Yorkville and is retired from the Martins Ferry plant of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. where he was a machinist and tool and die maker.

His wife, Barbara, is the daughter of the late Henry (Hank) and Bertha Riser of Martins Ferry. She is a certified operating room nurse at East Ohio Regional Hospital in Martins Ferry.

They have two daughters, Sheri (Jim) McElroy of Flushing and Joyce (Rich) Bradley of Tiltonsville.

They have 6 grandchildren, Abby, Caden and Thomas McElroy, Emily and Alex McDiffitt, and Christi Bradley.