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VanCamps Celebrate 50th Anniversary

By Staff | Jan 14, 2015

Betty and James VanCamp

Mr. and Mrs. James E. VanCamp of Sistersville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a small dinner at Cheddars, hosted by their children, for family and friends on Jan. 9. The couple was married Jan. 9, 1965, at the Kings Creek Union Chapel in Weirton, W.Va., by The Rev. Chester DeMint.

Mrs. VanCamp is the former Betty Arrington Pratt of Weirton. Jim retired from Bayer Corporation in 2002.

Their children are Debra Pratt Gryskevich of Weirton; Jay Pratt of South Charleston; Pattie Pratt Hostutler of Nolensville, Tenn.; and Barbara VanCamp Palmer of Paden City. Seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren complete the family.