Ross: 60th wedding anniversary

DILLONVALE – The Rev. Jim and Phyllis Ross of Dillonvale celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 3. They were united in marriage by the Rev. A.E. Halbert at a ceremony at the Toronto Wesleyan Methodist Parsonage on July 3, 1954.

Ross is the son of the late Marion and Ruth Ross and is retired from Thompson & Sons.

His wife, Phyllis, is the daughter of late Mary Ellen Loper and Emerson Stone.

They are parents of eight children, Cheryl King of Cleburne, Texas; Becky Yocom of Steubenville; Patty Ross of Stafford; Va., Ruth Ross of Manassas, Va.; Jim Ross of Linden, Va.; Donna Birge of Warrenton, Va.; and John and Cindy, deceased. They also have five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The couple will be celebrating their anniversary on a train trip with their family.