CURNES: 40th wedding anniversary

MARTINS FERRY – Paul and Debbie Curnes are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, April 1. They were united in marriage at the First Baptist Church of Martins Ferry on April 1, 1972, by the late Reverend Richard H. DeMott.

Curnes is the son of the late Ray and Goldie Curnes and is employed with the City of Martins Ferry Water Department as a pump operator. His wife, Debbie, is the daughter of the late Hazel and Albert Wilson and is employed at The Times Leader, Martins Ferry.

They are the parents of four children: Paul D. Curnes Jr. (Sharon), of Wheeling; Christy Richards (Mike) of Wheeling; Tiffany Krone of St. Clairsville; and Doug Curnes (Katie) of Troy, Ohio; eight grandchildren: Katlyn, Austin and Gavin Curnes; Trenton Richards; Dylan and Brittany Krone; Victoria Long and Brady Curnes.

A family dinner will be held in their honor hosted by their children and grandchildren and a trip is planned for later this year.