MARKIS: 50th wedding anniversary

JOHN AND Carol Markis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 13. They were united in marriage on Jan. 13, 1962 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Clairsville with Father Gregory Palma officiating.

Markis is the son of the late Michael and Valentine Markis of Bridgeport. He is a retired meat cutter and hairstylist. His wife, Carol, is the daughter of the late George and Mae Shimble of St. Clairsville and she owns and operates Carol’s Beauty and Tanning Salon in St. Clairsville.

They are the parents of two children: the late Michael Markis and Michele (Pete) Schramm of St. Clairsville and one grandchild, Nickolas.

A family dinner was held in their honor.