BRILLIANT - Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lowell Shields of Brilliant celebrated their 71st anniversary on Oct. 30.
Shields and the former Alice Jean Weals were married on Oct. 30, 1942, at the East Springfield United Methodist Church with the bride's uncle, Ernest Weals, officiating.
She is the daughter of the late Garnet and Victor Weals.
He is the son of the late Mae and Walter Shields.
The have three children: David of Bremen, Ohio; Curtis of Ostrander, Ohio; and Carla Shields of Wintersville.
They have one granddaughter and four great-grandchildren.
They celebrated by going out to dinner.