Howells celebrate 60 years

John and Rita (McKay) Howell of Wilmington celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 with family members. They were married Sept. 3, 1957.

The couple has three daughters — Karen Eifert of Nashville, Tennessee, Kathy Borton of Wilmington and Kim Snyder of Wilmington. The Howells have seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

John is retired from Randal Textron and Wilmington City Schools and Rita is employed by Wilmington City Schools.

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