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Mr., Mrs. Melvin Swisher observe 60th anniversary

By Staff | Jun 29, 2010

Mr. and Mrs. Melvin E. Swisher Sr. observed their 60th wedding anniversary June 14, 2010.

They were married by the Rev. Ballard Pearson at Fairview Church near Lairdsville.

Mrs. Swisher, the former Grace Holmes, is a native of Penn Township. She is the daughter of the late Lena and Jasper Holmes. She is a retired homemaker.

Mr. Swisher, a native of Unityville, is the son of the late Bessie and Jason Swisher. He served in the Army from 1952 to 1954. He is a retired farmer.

They are the parents of two sons, John, Knoxville, Tenn., and Melvin Jr. “Chip”, Unityville, and one daughter, Cathy Bomboy, Unityville. There are six grandchildren and one great-grandson.

In celebration of their anniversary, a family dinner and open house, hosted by their family, was held.