Mercers celebrate 40th anniversary
Scott and Joyce Mercer of Middlebourne celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with friends and family on May 31. Their children hosted a dinner party for the couple at the First Church of God in New Martinsville.
Scott and Joyce were united in marriage at Wick Methodist Church in 1974.
Scott is the son of the late Clarence “Burl” and Evelyn “Johnny” Mercer of Middlebourne. He is retired from Consol Energy.
Joyce is the daughter of the late Charles “Bob” and Martha (Ford) Hamilton of Middlebourne. She is the co-owner of Joyces’ Floral Bow-K in Middlebourne.
They are the parents of two children, Mike “Jimmy” Mercer and his wife Hope of Cambridge, Ohio, and Susie Scharf and her husband Mike of New Martinsville. Their family is made complete with four grandchildren, John, Chase, and Sydney Mercer and Matthew Scharf.
Scott and Joyce would like to thank everyone who attended the dinner party, those who sent cards, gifts, and well wishes.