October 09, 2004

The Robys

Jim and Wanda Roby of Hagerstown hosted a 50th wedding anniversary party for their family and friends Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at Four Points Sheraton in Hagerstown. Guests from Ohio, Pennsylvania, California, Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland attended the event.

Jim Roby and Wanda Settle were married July 18, 1954, at Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Cumberland, Md.

Mrs. Roby retired from Washington County Free Library and volunteers at Washington County Hospital.

Mr. Roby retired from Mack Trucks Inc. and Farmers & Merchants Bank.

The Robys have two daughters, Lisa Roby of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Tammy Bailey and husband John. They also have two grandchildren.

The Hesses

Byers and Edalene Hess of State Line, Pa., were honored in celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at an open house at Paramount Brethren in Christ Church. Their sons Roger Hess and Russell Hess and their families hosted the event.


The Hesses, known to their friends as A.B. and Eddie, were married Sept. 4, 1954, by the late Bishop Charlie Byers, at Fairview Avenue Brethren in Christ Church in Waynesboro, Pa.

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