Richard "Craig" and Mary Ann Wilkin, 13351 Lick Run Rd., Newcomerstown, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Dec. 11.

They were married Dec. 11, 1969, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Port Washington, by Rev. Everett Gould. Jeanie (McCune) Stokes served as maid of honor and Duston Wilkin was best man.

MaryAnn's parents are the late Chuck and Ruth McCune. Craig's parents are Jean Wilkin, Newcomerstown, and the late Dick Wilkin.

The couple has one daughter, Angie (Trent) Couts of Gnadenhutten, and one son, Justin, deceased.

Three grandchildren, Payne Wilkin and Jillian and Kellen Couts, complete the family.

Mary Ann is retired from Indian Valley Local School District as a teacher, and Craig is retired from Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 495. Craig is a member of the Masonic Lodge Mystic Tie of Uhrichsville.