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Mr. and Mrs. Sheets, 50th

     MERCERVILLE - Lewis and Bessie (Barry) Sheets were united in marriage Aug. 19, 1932 in Ironton by Rev. J. Sampson. Mr. Sheets retired January 1982 after serving 24 years as Guyan township clerk, 12 years as a trustee, assistant superintendent of Gallia County Highway Department of Gallia County Highway Department, and a purchasing agent and a sanitation director for Gallia County or a total of 30 years of service.Mrs. Sheets retired from Gallipolis Developmental Center and Gallia County Council on Aging with a total of 30 years of service.
     They reside in Mercerville and attend and are members of Mercerville Missionary Baptist Church. They have two sons, Jimmie Sheets, Mercerville, and Donald Sheets, Spring Valley, Magnolia Drive, Bidwell. They have five grandchildren - four granddaughters and one grandson.
     On Sunday, Aug. 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. their home will be opened to relatives, neighbors and friends to celebrate their 50 years together. Their address is Crown City, Route 1. They request gifts be omitted.

Gallipolis Tribune
Aug. 15, 1982
Transcribed by J. Farley