Donald and Brenda Cooley of Mozart, Wheeling, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 29.
They were united in marriage on Dec. 29, 1972 at First United Presbyterian Church in Wheeling, with the Rev. David Birch officiating the ceremony.
Brenda Cooley is the daughter of the late Paul Barker and Mary Lou Barker. She is the step-daughter of Laura Barker of Wheeling. She is the vice president of Don's Mobile Tax Service.
Donald Cooley Sr. is the son of the late Roy and Edith Cooley. He is retired from the U.S. Postal Service and is the president of Don's Mobile Tax Service.
They are the parents of four children. The family includes: James Lash of Moundsville; Connie and Chris Williams of Moundsville; Donald and Amy Cooley of Proctor; Sean and Susan Cooley of Moundsville. They have 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
They will celebrate their anniversary with a family dinner and a cruise in 2013. Cards may be sent to 767 Mozart Road, Wheeling, WV 26003.