Mr. and Mrs. John (Ed and Gladys) Graham of New Martinsville celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Oct. 17, 2009, at the New Martinsville Senior Center.They were married on Nov. 1, 1969, at the home of Rev W.H. Sliter.They are the parents of two children, Brian Graham of Texas andBecky (Matt) Forrester of New Martinsville. Absent from the party was grandson Daniel Graham who is in the military in Germany.
A dinner was given in their honor by children and sisters. Out of town guests include son Brian Graham and Ann Martini of Texas;June Lasure (sister),Mary Lasure (sister),and Dick Unholz of Princeton, Ill,; Roger and Genova (sister) Bassett of Tiskilwa, Ill.; and Trudy (niece) and her son Brady Mummert of Camp Grove, Ill.
Other guests include: Isaac Graham (grandson);Sarah and Samantha (great-granddaughter) Graham; Dave and Rosemary Forrester; Katrilla Fluharty (sister); LilyYoho; Robert Lasure (brother); Wayne Bassett; Nancy Fitzgerald; Ruby Watson; Judy Ferrell; Cheryl Ferrell; Cheyenne Ferrell; Savannah Ferrell; Jack and Jean Hayes; Tina O'Neil; Scott and Liz Hartman; Charla Jobes; Betty Klug; Anissa Williams; Joey Edge; Tina Bates; Charity Bates; Rachel Bates; and Kathy Bassett.
Gladys and Ed Graham