WILSON: 50th wedding anniversary

DAVID AND Christine Wilson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on April 12. They were united in marriage at the Bethesda United Methodist Church with the late Revered Francis Smith officiating.

Wilson is the son of the late Russell and Dorotha Wilson, his wife, Christine is the daughter of the late Benjamin and Lillian Della Marta and, from a young age, was in the guardianship of the late Mele and Vivian Popovich.

Both are graduates of Union Local High School (’61 and ’62) and retired. They have devoted their lives to the education of their children. They now enjoy traveling and have visited many parts of the world.

They are blessed with two children, Beth (George) Mellen of Powell, Ohio and David (Jennifer) Wilson of Worthington; six grandchildren: Stephanie, Chelcie, Drew, Lauren, Derek and Sam; three great-grandchildren: Cary, Braylon and Natalie.

In celebration, they are planning a renewal of their vows, a family dinner and vacation.