Don and Linda Bailey of Normantown willl be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary at the Gilmer Senior Center with an open house on Dec. 21 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Family and friends are invited.
They were married December 20, 1963, by Rev. B.O. Vanhorn at Stumptown. Don is the son of the late Milton and Mildred Bailey. Linda is the daughter of the late Carry and Maud (Lady )Sumpter James. They have two children, Todd Bailey (Becky Whitman) and Debbie (Randy) Allen and three grandchildren Joshua (Kristi), Jessica and Jeremiah Allen.
It is requested that gifts be omitted. Cards welcome.
Rosa Belle Cunningham to be awarded Martha & Marys' “Helping Hands” honor
A Gilmer County native, Cancer Society fund-raiser and area civic leader will be recognized for her years of selfless service to area people with the Martha & Marys' highest honor, the “Helping Hands” award. Rosa Belle Cunningham, a longtime Kanawha Drive Community resident, is to be honored at 3 p.m. on Sun., Sept. 21 during a special testimonial program and reception at the Glenville Presbyterian Church. The Marthas & Marys, a Gilmer County ecumenical Christian women's organization, invites the general public to attend this ceremony. More information about Mrs. Cunningham will be in next week's newspaper.