AMr. and Mrs. James Freeman Sr. of 13686 Steubenville Pike, Lisbon, will be honored on the occasion of their 50th anniversary at an open house reception on Dec. 12 at the Lisbon Lions Club, 38240 Industrial Park Road, Lisbon. The reception is being hosted by their children, with friends and relatives welcome from 1 to 4 p.m.
The former Sara B. Mayfield and Mr. Freeman were married on Dec. 19, 1959, at the home of the Rev. Boyd of Millport. Their witnesses were Robert Talbott of Newell, W.Va, and the former Connie Vinegar Phillips of Lisbon.
The Freemans are the parents of a son, James (Julie) Freeman Jr. of Lisbon and five daughters, Barbara (Ralph) Whipkey of Leonardtown, Md., Marilyn White and companion Neil Goodman of Chester, W.Va., Ruth Nemeth and companion Richard Crosser, and Sharon (Rod) Sechrist, both of Lisbon, and a deceased daughter, Karen Freeman. They also have 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.