Mike and Mary Ann Potts of Follansbee are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary today, June 24.
They were united in marriage June 24, 1972 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Wheeling, by the Rev. Joseph Bell.
Mary Ann Potts is the daughter of the late George and Mildred Dierkes of Wheeling. She is a retired registered radiographer at Trinity Health System.
Potts is the son of Bob and Jean Potts of Moundsville. He is an Air Force veteran and is a retired chief chemist at Koppers Co.
They are the parents of four children.
The family includes Christina, deceased; Michael and his wife, Jenny, of Wheeling; Bob and his wife, Anne Marie, of Wheeling and Dave and his wife, Sarah, of Strongsville, Ohio. They have four grandchildren.
A Mass and a family gathering were held Saturday, June 23, to celebrate the occasion.