William and Kathryn Cox of East Liverpool celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a surprise party on Aug. 10 at the Santa Clara Community Center. The event was hosted by their five children, Bill Cox (Kim), Brenda McCullen (David), Rhanda Hirsch (fiance Eric Carlson), Rick Cox (Kristy) and Scott Cox (Terri).
In attendance were the best man from their wedding, Larry Hogue, and his wife Barbara, and many family members and friends.
Memorabilia was displayed including the cake top and bride's wedding dress. The highlight was a slide presentation of family pictures from the last 50 years.