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George and Thelma Riggs celebrate 50th

By Staff | Sep 25, 2013

Pictured are Bertie Lorene Riggs, George Leelan Riggs, Thelma Mae (Goudy) Riggs, and Bessie (Anderson) Goudy at the Riggs wedding 50 years ago.

The family of George Leelan Riggs and Thelma Mae (Goudy) Riggs are thrilled to announce that their 50th wedding anniversary will be celebrated Oct. 4. George and Thelma wed in the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Sistersville. George is from St. Marys and is the son of Bertie Lorene Riggs and Roy G. Cosper. Thelma is from Proctor and is the daughter of Bessie (Anderson) and Clarence Micheal Goudy. They currently reside in Loveland, Colo.

They have five children: Lisa Currey, Sherri Hunter, (Laura) Gwen Steele, David Riggs, and Sara Vaughn, all of whom were born in Sistersville. They have 21 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.