Thomas Celebrate 70th Wedding Anniversary
Rev. Donald M. and Montana Thomas of Friendly will be celebrating their 70 wedding anniversary at an open house at the Grange in Alma, WV September 11. The late Rev. Duncan married them on September 14, 1951. He is the son of the late Thurman and Evelyn Thomas. He retired as a full time United Methodist minister in 1992. He has been ministering to churches in Tyler County since 1993 to the present.
She is the daughter of the late Peter and Merle Ash. She enjoys quilting and canning. They have four children and their spouses: Marvin and Dale Thomas of Hedgesville, Kathy and Ralph Herron of Fairmont, Darlene and Tom Marlow of Gettysburg and Peter and Angie Thomas of Barboursville.
They have 11 grandchildren and their spouses: Everett, Tiffany and Eric, Steve and Dawn, Todd, Victor and Bethany, Zachary and Danielle, Luke and Dianna, Seth and Abigail, Timmy and Brooklyn, and Matt. One granddaughter, Paige Thomas, is deceased. They also have seven great grandchildren.
Friends and relatives are invited through the press to an open house September 11 from 2-4 PM at the Grange in Alma on Route 18. No gifts please. If you wish to send a card, their address is 78 Cardinal Drive, Friendly, WV 26146. Any questions, call Kathy Herron at 304-366-1851.