HARDING: 40th wedding anniversary

BRIDGEPORT – Norman and Judy Harding are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, Dec. 7. They were united in marriage on Dec. 7, 1973 in the First Baptist Church of Martins Ferry.

Harding is the son of the late Willard and Ruth Ann Harding. His wife, Judy, is the daughter of the late Albert and Mary Lackman.

They are the parents of four daughters: Kari (Roger) Yockey, Morristown; Mandi (Scott) Moore, Belmont; Nicole (Daniel) Grady, Bellaire; and Erin (Chace) Smith, Barnesville; eight granddaughters, Kaylynn, Avari, Nia, Laila, Hannah, Leah, Bailey and Ella, and their ninth granddaughter is due in January.