Mr. and Mrs. James W. Bateman

CADIZ — Mr. and Mrs. James W. Bateman of Cadiz celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a family dinner and open house held Oct. 28.

Bateman and the former Norma K. Lockhart were married on Oct. 25, 1947, by the Rev. Middleton at his home in Georges Run, Ohio.

Bateman worked for many years for the Teramana brothers as service manager of Twin State Motors. He retired from Koppers Co. of Follansbee in 1969.

She worked at the lunch counter at Ohio Valley Hospital and Gross Closse Nursing Home of Pleasant Hill, Ohio.

They have four children: Linda Landis of Canan Winchester, Ohio; Mary Jo Fisher of Jewett; Jim Bateman of Steubenville; and Robin Martin of Ashville, Ohio.

They have six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.