Cox: 50th wedding anniversary

Carson and Joan Cox of Bethlehem, Wheeling are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today, Dec. 28. They were united in marriage Dec. 28, 1963 at the First Christian Church of Wheeling with the late Dr. Hubert L. Barnett officiating the ceremony.

Cox is the son of the late Carl J. and Eleanor Trouten Cox of Wheeling. He is a 1959 graduate of Wheeling High School. He is retired from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 141.

His wife, Joan, is the daughter of the late John A. and Ruth I. Murrin of Lansing. She is a 1959 graduate of Bridgeport High School. She is a retired homemaker.

They are the parents of two children, Jeffrey Cox of New York City and Kevin Cox of Springfield, Va. They have one grandchild, Haley Rose.