Blakemans celebrate 60th anniversary

COLUMBIANA – Rev. Carl and Palma Blakeman Jr. were honored by their children on Oct. 3, 2014, on the occasion of their 60th Wedding Anniversary. A vow renewal ceremony was held at Heritage Baptist Church, formerly the Millville Friends Church in Salem, where the couple was originally married on Oct. 3, 1954. The officiant was their daughter, Pastor Denise Scott of Lincoln, Calif. A dinner reception was held at the Dutch Village Inn in Columbiana, after the ceremony. Rev. Blakeman and his wife live in Columbiana. They have six children, 10 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.