Anniversary announcements

October 23, 1998

The Harnishes

Anna M. and James M. Harnish of Clear Spring celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 15, 1998.

A dinner was held at Evangel Baptist Church, hosted by their four children and their spouses, James Leroy Harnish and Brenda, Donald Wayne and Lovesse Harnish, Douglas Melvin and Molly Harnish and Patricia Ann Harnish Miller and Buzz.

The Harnishes were married Aug. 15, 1948, by the Rev. Fink.

Mrs. Harnish is the former Anna Mae Shank, daughter of the late Bruce and Mary Shank of Clear Spring.

Mr. Harnish is the son of the late Thomas and Fannie Harnish of Clear Spring. He retired from Halle Enterprises in Sterling, Va.

They have nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.


The Swains

Herb and Loretta Swain of Hancock celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Sunday, Sept. 6, 1998, with a dinner at their home hosted by their two children, Herbie Swain and Jennifer Swain. They were joined by family and friends.


The Swains were married Sept. 8, 1973, at Calvary United Methodist Church in Great Cacapon, W.Va., by the Rev. Glen Irvin.

Mrs. Swain is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Blaine Clingerman Sr. of Great Cacapon.

Mr. Swain is the son of Lula Swain of Hancock and the late Franklin Swain Sr.

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