Wayne and Sadie Parks of Warren, celebrated their 50th anniversary with family and friends on June 18, 2014, at Cedar Creek Nursing Home.
Mr. Parks and the former Sadie Hardaway were married June 18, 1964, in Cumberland, Md., by Frank Horten.
Sadie worked at Packard Electric, retiring after 30 years. She was very active in numerous community groups and organized the Community Volunteer Council. She very much enjoyed volunteering.
Sadie and Wayne Parks
Wayne worked for J.W. Ross and Sterling McCullough Funeral Home as a funeral director's assistant for 32 years and Sadie as first secretary. He also worked for Republic/LTV Steel for 31 years.
Sadie has one grandson and two great-grandchildren. She has a deceased son and a deceased grandson. Wayne has three children, a stepson (deceased), nine surviving grandchildren, three deceased grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The mayor of Warren issued a proclamation for June 18, 2014, in observance of the couple's anniversary.