Mr., Mrs. Conner observe 70th anniversary

Lela M. (Embick) and Clarence E. Conner, of Avis, will observe their 70th wedding anniversary Aug. 19, 2014.

They were married by the Rev. Neff in Avis. They are members of Avis United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Conner, a native of Carroll, is the daughter of the late Geneva and Benjamin Embick. She attended Lock Haven High School and retired in 1988 from Susque View, Lock Haven, as a licensed practical nurse.

Mr. Conner, a native of Benton, is the son of the late Lela F. and L.T. Conner. He attended Avis schools and served in the Army. He retired in 2012 from Milton Transportation, as owner and operator.

They are the parents of three daughters, Sharon Delaney, of Avis; Ethel Eisenhower, of Rote; and Shirley Bloom, of Lock Haven; and three sons, Clarence L., of Avis; Robert, of McElhattan; and William, of Cogan Station.

There are 21 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

In honor of their anniversary, a celebration hosted by their children and spouses was held Aug. 16 in Avis.