The family of Shirl and Doris Higgins, of Newton Falls, would like to announce their parents' 50th anniversary on Aug. 10, 2013. They will be celebrating at the Whispering Pines B&B at Atwood Lake in Dellroy on Aug. 9 and 10.
Mr. Higgins and the former Doris Atkinson were married Aug. 10, 1963, at the Stiphton Baptist Church in Radcliff, Ky., Doris' hometown.
The couple have three children, Jeff Higgins of Canfield; Patrick Higgins of Newton Falls; and Tamara Higgins of Denver, Colo. They also have two grandchildren.
They are members of the First Christian Church in Newton Falls.
Shirl, who served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1963, retired from Thomas Steel in Warren in 2000.