Burge: 40th wedding anniversary

MARTINS FERRY – Bill and Alma Burge are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, June 10. They were married by the groom’s father, the Rev. Don Burge on June 10, 1972, in the First United Methodist Church of Martins Ferry.

Burge is the son of the late Flo Burge and the Rev. Donald Burge. He is retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad.

Alma is the daughter of the late Lillian Davison Huntsman and Harry Dwight Huntsman and is retired from the Ohio State University. She currently operates Alma Burge Designs.

In celebration of their anniversary, “Forty Years of Magic,” they enjoyed a trip to Disney World with their family, Melissa (Geoff) Kies of Perrysburg, Ohio, their grandchildren, Brecken and Billy, and daughter Amy (David) Yenkin of Columbus, and granddaughter, Audrey. They spend their summers in Ohio and winters in Ft. Myers, Fla.