Bill and Marcie Benson, long-time residents of Bellingham, will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary with a Buffet Open House from 1- 4 p.m. Sunday, March 16th at King Mountain Church (formerly Calvary Temple), 300 E. Kellogg Road. There will be a short program at 2:00 p.m. A second celebration will be a family cruise to the Mexican Riviera in April.
They were married February 28, 1958, at Calvary Temple in Bellingham. Bill is a retired bus driver from WTA. They are very involved with their children and grandchildren, as well as King Mountain Church youth.
They have been members of the church for 50-plus years and involved in many church activities.Their children are Bill and wife Lisa and granddaughters Jessica and Abigail, and Darren and wife Tammy and grandson Marcus.
They attribute their successful marriage to their love and affection for each other, the fun they have traveling together, the love and support of a wonderful family, and their faith in a loving God.