September 16, 2006

The Joneses

Ronald "Sonny" and Ruth Jones of Hagerstown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, July 29, 2006, at a surprise dinner at South Mountain Rod & Gun Club. The event was hosted by their five children and spouses, Pam and Rusty Ambrose, Debbie and Gary Palmer, Rhonda and Clarence Dayhoff, Kathy and Sandy Andrews and Randy and Terri Jones.

The Joneses were married Aug. 24, 1956, in the parsonage of the Evangelical United Brethren Church by the late Rev. G.I. Rider.

Mrs. Jones is the daughter of the late Willard and Pearl Moats.

Mr. Jones is the son of the late George and Frances Jones.

They have six grandchildren, Becky Palmer, Tonya Dayhoff, Lee Ambrose, Christy Palmer, Matthew Andrews and Riley Jones. They also had a son, Ronald L. "Beaner" Jones Jr., who died March 6, 1997.

The Mowens

Rollo and Anna Mowen of State Line, Pa., celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary Thursday, July 27, 2006.


The Mowens were married July 27, 1935.

Lifelong residents of State Line, the Mowens have been active in the town. Mr. Mowen is a founder of the State Line Ruritan Club and the Greencastle (Pa.) Sportsmen's Association. He retired from Fairchild Aircraft.

Mrs. Mowen helped with the ladies auxiliary in the Ruritan club. She retired from J.S. Schonneman (suit manufacturers) of Chambersburg, Pa.

They have one son and two grandchildren.

The Stotelmyers

Philip and Evelyn Stotelmyer of Mount Lena celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Tuesday, April 18, 2006. A surprise dinner at the Parlor House in Waynesboro, Pa., on April 28, was hosted by their children, Mark Stotelmyer, Kathy Stotelmyer and Lisa Myers. Many family members and friends attended the event.

The Stotelmyers were married at St. Paul's Evangelical United Brethren Church in Hagerstown by the Rev. Barry Plummer and the Rev. Eugene Fisher.

Mrs. Stotelmyer was credit manager with W.T. Grant Co.

Mr. Stotelmyer served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He retired from Allegheny Power.

They have three children, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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