Smith: 50th wedding anniversary

CLARINGTON-Fred and Christine Smith of Clarington celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Aug. 30. They were united in marriage on Aug. 30, 1961, at the Evangelical and Reformed Church, Bellaire, with the Rev. Alfred McLeese officiating.

Christine Smith is the daughter of the late W. Robert (Red) and Ella Campbell, formerly of Bellaire.

Fred Smith is the son of the late H. Foster and Cora Smith, formerly of Clarington.

They are the parents of three children. The family includes: Richard and his wife, Kim, of Woodsfield; LuCinda and her husband, James Marling, of Bellaire; Robert and his wife, Amanda, of St. Clairsville. There are seven grandchildren: J.C. and Christoffer Marling and Hank, Jesse, Maggie, Eric and Rachel Smith. They have one step-grandson, Michael.

A family dinner was held on Aug. 28. Later in the fall, the couple will travel.