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Esteps Observe 50th Anniversary

By Staff | Feb 18, 2009

Don and Joyce Estep

Don and Joyce (Petry) Estep will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 6. He is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Estep and she is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Roy Petry.

Don and Joyce were married March 6, 1959, at the Miami, W.Va., Church of the Nazarene with Rev. William Hill officiating.

They are the parents of four children: Dr. Edward Estep and spouse Diane (Doran) of Columbia, S.C.; Kimberly Duey and spouse Robert of Peculiar, Mo.; Scott Estep and spouse Kimberly (Craft) of Rudolph, Ohio; and Dr. Stephen Estep and spouse Michelle (Cutlip) of Clarksville, Tenn. Nine grandchildren complete the family.

Joyce is retired from the Wetzel County Board of Education and Don is retired from Union Carbide Corp., Sistersville plant. After residing in Paden City for 40 years, the couple moved to Peculiar, Mo., in 2005.

The family will celebrate with a cruise to the Caribbean.