MR. & MRS. JOHN WHITE 50th Anniversary

John and Jean White celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 30. They were united in marriage on June 30, 1967, by the late Rev. William Worcester at the Christian Church in Flushing.

John is the son of the late Leslie and Geneva (Lasch) White. He is a retired union mineworker from Consol Energy. Jean is the daughter of the late James Ross Sr. and Ellen (Bolitho) Grimes Ross. She is retired from Harrison Community Hospital Medical Records Department.

They are the parents of two children: John L. White Jr. (April) of New Athens and Garry White (Mindy) of Flushing.

They have four grandsons, Dalton, Travis, Evan and Trent; five granddaughters, Samantha, Sarah, Maria, Morgan and Regan; and a great granddaughter, Alyson.

A surprise family barbecue and swim party was held by their sons and daughters-in-law. They enjoyed a fireworks display and a baseball tournament in St. Clairsville where their grandsons Evan and Trent participated. Trent played baseball for the Union Local Pinto Team while Evan announced all the games that day. The couple enjoyed spending time with them all.