Anniversary announcements

October 30, 1998

The Harpers

The Rev. and Mrs. William C. Harper of Falling Waters, W.Va., celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Saturday, June 20, 1998, with a dinner at Potomac Park Conference Center.

The event, for family and close friends, was hosted by the couple's two daughters and son and their families, Ruth and Gordon Hensley of Williamsport, Esther and Herbert Jones of Brookfield, Ohio, and Carol and William C. Harper Jr. of Virginia Beach, Va. Approximately 40 family members and friends joined the celebration.

The Harpers were married June 14, 1933, at First Assembly of God in Wilmington, Del.

The Rev. Harper served as pastor in churches in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland. He was honored by the General Council of the Assemblies of God on the occasion of completion of 50 years of ministry.


Mrs. Harper, the former Jennie Naomi Hindsley, is a homemaker and has assisted her husband during his 50-plus years in church service.

The Keefauvers

Betty and Roy Keefauver Sr. of St. James Village celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Sept. 18, 1998.

Dinners at Ramada Inn and Airport Inn were hosted by their two children and their spouses, Linda and Jeff Grimm and Pam and Roy Keefauver Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Keefauver owned and operated Keefauver Dry Cleaners for 37 years. They are now retired.

They have three grandchildren.

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