2013-06-20 / Family

DeShongs Celebrate 50th Anniversary


The DeShongs in 1963 at their wedding at McConnellsburg Lutheran Church with Rev. David Hoover officiating. The DeShongs in 1963 at their wedding at McConnellsburg Lutheran Church with Rev. David Hoover officiating. Harold and Linda DeShong of McConnellsburg recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary surrounded by their family and friends.

The couple were married March 24, 1963, at McConnellsburg Lutheran

Church with Rev. David Hoover officiating at the ceremony. Harold is the son of the late George and Goldie DeShong, and Linda is the daughter of the late Clarence and Hazel Sowers.

They are the parents of three daughters: Rhonda Swope, Marcy Hedge and Tina Welsh, and three sons: Jeff, Kerry and Brian DeShong. They also have 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.



The DeShongs today with their children: second row: Rhonda Swope, Marcy Hedge, Tina Welsh; third row: Jeff, Kerry and Brian DeShong. The DeShongs today with their children: second row: Rhonda Swope, Marcy Hedge, Tina Welsh; third row: Jeff, Kerry and Brian DeShong.

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