Dearld and Melba Mason of Paden City celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 27.
They were united in marriage on Oct. 27, 1960, at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Reader by Rev. Messenger.
Melba is the daughter of the late Ben and Joy Headley of Reader. She is retired from Bank One Corp. Dearld is the son of the late Hughie and Thelma Mason of Galmish. He is retired from Bayer Corp.
Dearld and Melba Mason today
They have three children and two grandchildren. The family includes Mike and his wife Patricia of Buckhannon; Elizabeth Titus and her husband Brian and daughter Megan Midcap of Wileyville; and Thelma Deaton and her husband Matt and son Luke of Friendly.
They celebrated with their family on a trip to the Smoky Mountains.