Bill and Jackie Wrightsman of 4917 Lake Ridge Drive recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with a virtual family party online so all of their children and grandchildren could wish them a Happy Anniversary despite the travel restrictions caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
The couple was married July 8, 1950 in St. Paul Methodist Church in Decatur.
Mrs. Wrightsman is a daughter of the late Dick and Helen Beal.
Mr. Wrightsman is a son of the late Roy and Ruth Wrightsman.
They are the parents of Chris (Ava) of Los Angeles, Laura (Lance) Campbell of Kenosha, Wis., Sandra Hite of Singapore, and Sharon Wiseman of Quincy.
They have six grandchildren.
Mr. Wrightsman retired as an engineer with AT&T after 37 years of service.
Mrs. Wrightsman retired as a registered nurse with Blessing Hospital.
They are members of LifePoint Church, and enjoy missions and volunteering.