Benny and Charlotte Efaw Male of Woodsfield celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary Thursday, Jan. 12.
They were united in marriage Jan. 12, 1957 in the Methodist Church in Lumberport, W.Va., by the Rev. Cassey.
Charlotte Male is the daughter of the late Donald and Nellie Efaw of Mannington, W.Va. She is a graduate of Mannington High School and Morgantown Business College. She is retired from the clerk of courts office in Monroe County.
Male is the son of the late Catherine and Bernardo Male Sr. of Lumberport. He attended Fairmont State College, served in the Army and is retired from Ormet Corp.
They have three children. The family includes Pete and his wife, Sharon; Dan and his wife, Marianne, and Tina and her husband, Boyd McCamish. They have five grandchildren.