December 04, 2004

The McAfees

James and Pauline McAfee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Oct. 17, 2004.

A party was held for them Saturday, Sept. 11, at Mount Bethel United Methodist Church in Smithsburg, hosted by their children, Paula Bowman and Tim McAfee and their families.

The McAfees were married in the parsonage of St. Paul's Evangelical United Brethren Church in Hagers-town.

Mrs. McAfee is the daughter of Mildred Hays of Garfield, Md., and the late Fred Hays.

Mr. McAfee is the son of the late Minnie and Robert McAfee.

The McAfees have two children, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The Stouffers

Dale and Jean Stouffer of Boonsboro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 18, at Mount Lena United Methodist Church. About 100 family members and friends attended the event hosted by the Stouffers' children, Jamie Mertz, Scott Stouffer and Suzanne Sullivan.

The Stouffers were married Aug. 31, 1954, by the Rev. John W. Fisher at the home of the bride.


Martha Jean Stouffer is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Elmer J. Powell.

Dale Nelson Stouffer is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stouffer.

They have five grandchildren.

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