Homer and Ernestine Whittington of Point Pleasant will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 15. The couple were married in Chicago, Ill. in 1955 with friends Fred and Juanita Daugherty as witnesses. Homer is retired from Broughton Dairy and Ernestine retired from Roosevelt Elementary.
Homer and Ernestine were blessed with four children, Teresa Raike (who has preceded them in death), Jenny Grimes, Edana Williamson and Charlie Whittington. They have nine grandchildren, Taylor and Sydney Raike, Josh and Cassandra (Sperling) Grimes, Seth, Amber and Rachel Williamson, and Wyatt and Alex Whittington.
The couple celebrated their anniversary early with a trip to Ada, Ohio to visit family and friends.