Mr. and Mrs. James Byers

WEIRTON — Mr. and Mrs. James Byers of Weirton will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday.

Byers and the former Dorothy Banda were united in marriage on Sept. 1, 1957, at Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church by the Rev. Paul Zelich.

He is the son of the late R.A. Byers Sr. and Marie Byers. She is the daughter of the late Milan and Mildred Banda. He is an Army veteran and retired from Weirton Steel. She retired from the city of Weirton.

They have three children: Karen Freeman of Fullerton, Calif.; Robert of Long Beach, Calif.; and Brian of Valencia, Pa. They have six grandchildren.

A family dinner is being planned.


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