Watson: 40th wedding anniversary

CHARLES AND Mary Watson celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Nov. 27. They were united in marriage at the Hopewell Methodist Church in Rayland on Nov. 27, 1971.

Watson is the son of the late Charles Watson and Ruth Brockwell of Philippi, W. Va, and is retired from the former Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation. His wife, Mary, is the daughter of the late Richard and Mary Brown and is a retired hairdresser.

They are the parents of two children, Charles Jr., and Holly, both of Tiltonsville. They have one granddaughter, Ava Janae.

They also host three foreign exchange students who live with them, which makes a total of 16 students they have hosted.