Mr., Mrs. Eddie Hicks observed 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Hicks, Roaring Branch, observed their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 18, 2013.

They were married by Donald Gardner at North Union Christian Church, Canton. They are members of Grover Church of Christ.

Mrs. Hicks, the former Janice Lorraine Hagar, is a native of Roaring Branch. She is the daughter of the late Marguerite and Mack Hagar. She graduated from Canton High School in 1951. She is a homemaker.

Mr. Hicks, a native of Lufkin, Texas, is the son of the late Anna and Joseph Hicks.

He graduated from Canton High School in 1953, attended the former Williamsport Technical Institute, now Pennsylvania College of Technology, and attended Eastern Christian College, Bel Air, Md. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He retired in 1996 from Williamsport Area School District as a maintenance worker, and in 2004 from a ministry.

They are the parents of two daughters, Barbara Ellen Edwards, Jersey Shore, and Ginger Elaine, Williamsport, and two sons, Coyce Eugene, Canton; and the late Glen Hicks.

There are six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary, a family dinner was hosted?Jan. 20 by their children.