Robert and Evelyn Ball of Marietta celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Jan. 10. They were married Jan. 10, 1959.
She is the daughter of the late James and Frances Kirkbride Jr. of Sarasville, Ohio. She enjoys her flowers, vegetable gardening and canning.
He is the son of the late Ernest and May Ball of South Olive, Ohio. He retired from Kardex after 37 years.
They are the parents of Jim of Marietta, Bob and Fara of Lowell, and Robin and Ralph of West Virginia. They are the grandparents of Brandon, Stacy, John and Bob III. They have one great-grandchild, Grant Dobbs.