Mr., Mrs. Donald Barrett observe 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Barrett, of South Williamsport, observed their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 24, 2013.

They were married by Dr. Wilbur Spencer Sheriff at First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Barrett, the former Bonnie Baker, is a native of Williamsport. She is the daughter of the late Mary and Lawrence Baker. She graduated from Montgomery Area High School in 1960 and retired from Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.

Mr. Barrett, a native of Muncy, is the son of the late Thelma and Homer Barrett. He graduated from the former Watsontown High School, now Warrior Run High School, in 1958 and retired from D&M Contractors, Montoursville.

They are the parents of a daughter, Julie A. Bennett, and a son, Donald G. Jr.

There are four grandsons.

In honor of their anniversary, a celebration hosted by their children was held Aug. 10 at the South Williamsport United Methodist Church.