Pugh: 50th wedding anniversary

Gary and Naomi Pugh celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 15. They were united in marriage Sept. 15, 1961, at South Bellaire United Methodist Church with the late Rev. D. Scott George officiating.

Gary, son of the late Paul & Sylvia Pugh, served in the U.S. Army before moving to Mansfield with his bride. He retired from Conrail Railroad in 2004. Naomi is the daughter of the late Homer and Orpha Carman. She retired from MedCentral Hospital in 2006.

They have four children: Bryan and Tami Pugh; Randy and Rachel Pugh; Kathy Tadijanac and her husband, Tom; and Dawn Shaum and her husband, Dave, all of Mansfield. They have 9 grandchildren and one great grandchild.