Mr. and Mrs. Allen L. Briggs enjoyed a 50th anniversary celebration with family and friends on Oct. 5, 2019, at the Ali Baba Hall in Warren.
Allen L. Briggs and the former Rosetta Sue Cobb were married Oct. 4, 1969, at the Leavittsburg Church of the Nazarene by the Rev. Richard King.
Mr. Briggs served in the U.S. Marine Corps as an engineer in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969. He retired in 2006 from General Motors after 36 years. He has been active in Old Erie Lodge as the secretary for the last 25 years, and is a past master, and belongs to other Masonic bodies as well. He is also active in area veterans’ organizations.
Mrs. Briggs owned and operated Sue’s Hairstyling from their home in Leavittsburg for 18 years. She graduated from Kent State University in 1986, and retired from Kmart Distribution Center in 2008 after 21 years.
The couple have three children, seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild and more on the way.