Mr. and Mrs. Darald Channing

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. Darald Channing of Weirton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a surprise dinner party held at Victorian Hall in Weirton.

The party was given by their two daughters, Brenda Reed of Brilliant and Sherry Pierce of Weirton, along with their four grandchildren.

Channing and the former Patty Konnovitch were married on Sept. 9, 1967, at Cove Presbyterian Church in Weirton by Pastor Ousley Brown.

He is the son of the late James Channing and Mildred Cline and worked at Weirton Steel before his retirement. She is the daughter of the late William and Blanche Konnovitch and worked at First Choice America Credit Union.