Mr. and Mrs. Tharon L. Jack of Elkins celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a river cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg, Russia, followed by a cruise to Bermuda, Boston and Newport.
They were married on Aug. 18, 1962, in Wellsburg, with the Rev. Conrad Steinbrenner officiating.
Mrs. Jack is the former Judith Kay Mewha, daughter of the late George E. Mewha and the late Dorothy Greaver Mewha.
Mr. and Mrs. Tharon Jack
She was employed by Randolph County Schools and retired in 1999 with 30 years of service.
Mr. Jack is the son of the late Ulysses French Jack and the late Audrey Robinson Jack. He is a retired colonel in the United States Air Force Reserve and a retired field office manager with the U.S. General Services Administration.
The couple has three children, Heather Antolini and husband, Carl "Butch," of Beckley; Holly Conrad and husband, Matthew, of Palestine; and Tharon L. "TL" Jack II and wife, Lisa, of Cincinnati, Ohio. They also have 11 grandchildren, Dr. Michael L. Antolini, Audrey Antolini and John Tharon "Jack" Antolini, all of Beckley; Elizabeth Lewis and husband, Shane, of Parkersburg; Shane Hinzman, William Conrad and Maggie Conrad, all of Palestine; Victoria "Tori" Jack and Kristina "Tina" Jack of Elkins; and Allison Jack and Tharon L. Jack III of Cincinnati, Ohio; two stepgrandchildren, Kayla and Adriana Brewer of Cincinnati; twin great-granddaughers, Llayla and Isabella Lewis; and two stepgreat-grandchildren, Baleigh and Brenan Lewis of Parkersburg.