Tices celebrate 60 years of marriage

EAST LIVERPOOL – Jim and Dorothy Tice will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on March 10, 2016. They were married March 10, 1956, in East Liverpool at Grace United Presbyterian Church.

The former Dorothy Mae Stoakes, daughter of the late John and Ruth Stoakes, became the bride of James R. Tice, son of the late Robert and Bea Tice. The late George Parfitt, cousin of the groom served as best man. Barbara Richardson Noonan was maid of honor.

The Tices are lifelong residents of East Liverpool. Mr. Tice retired from Crucible Steel in 1983 and the Columbiana County Health Center in 1999. He has coached and been heavily involved in local youth sports for more than 50 years. He was recognized for his achievements in 1988 with the E.L. Youth Baseball Distinguished Service Award.

Mrs. Tice worked as a nurse’s aide at City Hospital, also retiring in 1999. She was a volunteer at the Old Timers Complex and was recognized for her service as well.

The couple has four sons: John, Rick, Kevin and Scott, and eight grandchildren.