Paul and Debbie Curnes of Martins Ferry celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, April 1.
They were united in marriage April 1, 1972 at First Baptist Church of Martins Ferry by the late Rev. Richard H. DeMott.
Debbie Curnes is the daughter of the late Hazel and Albert Wilson. She is employed at The Times Leader, Martins Ferry.
Curnes is the son of the late Ray and Goldie Curnes. He is employed with the Martins Ferry Water Department as a pump operator.
They are the parents of four children. The family includes Paul D. Jr. and his wife, Sharon, of Wheeling; Christy Richards and her husband, Mike, of Wheeling; Tiffany Krone of St. Clairsville and Doug and his wife, Katie, of Troy, Ohio. They have eight grandchildren.