LEETONIA - Bernard and Joann Smith, Grafton Road, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with an Afternoon Tea on Aug. 18. The surprise celebration was hosted by their son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Mary Lou Smith, Leetonia.
The former Joann Holloway, daughter of Ewing and Peg Holloway, married Bernard Smith, son of George and Corrine Smith, on Aug. 27, 1952 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Leetonia. The ceremony was performed by the Reverends Theadore Cord and T.P. Laughner.
They are members of the Lisbon First Christian Church.
Joann and Bernard Smith
The couple have six children, Brad (Mary Lou) Smith, Leetonia; Sharon (Mark) Tareshawty, Canfield; Missy (Lee) Potter, Worthington; Jenny (Mike) Pantaleano, Willoughby; the late Michael (Kristi) Smith, Springboro; and the late Connie Smith. They also have 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.