Smith: 65th wedding anniversary

NEW ATHENS – Eugene and Honnie Smith of New Athens celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on March 28. The couple was married in Wheeling on March 28, 1948.

Eugene worked for Consol. Both he and Honnie keep busy helping the New Athens Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary and their church.

They are the parents of Jean (Jim) Stanco of Kidron, Mike and (Colleen) Smith of Navarre, Ed and (Patti) Smith of LaGrange, Ky. and Sam and (LeeAnn) Smith of New Athens. They have eight grandchildren, five spouses; eight great-grandchildren, plus two more due this summer to complete the family.

A dinner, hosted by their family, was held at Mt. Hope.