Mr. and Mrs. Howard Marriott are celebrating their 60thwedding anniversary on Thursday, July 25, 2019.

Howard, son of Norman and Dorothy Marriott, and Brenda, daughter of Dan and Hazel Perry, were united in holy matrimony on July 25, 1959, at the Methodist Church in Bridgeport. The service was officiated by Rev. Mode Powell.

Howard and Brenda have lived just north of Bellmont for the past 60 years, with Howard farming then retiring in 2015. Brenda is presently working with NASS and H&R Block. 

The couple has five children: Melinda of Evansville, Roger (Robin) of Mt. Carmel, Pamela (deceased), Theresa of Olney and Deanna (Mitch) Stein of Morton, Ill.

They also have seven grandchildren: Bria Weber, Trae and Soleil Stewart (Evansville); Jessica (Beau) Moore and Jarrod Marriott (Mt. Carmel), Kiara Stein (Morton, Ill.), and Brycen Stein (Washington, D.C.).

Additionally, they have three great-grandchildren: Jason, Nicholas and Kathryn Moore of Mt. Carmel.