Wilburn and Verna Chaffin will celebrate their 68th anniversary July 9. They were married July 9, 1945, in Catlettsburg.
Mr. Chaffin is the son of the late Stant and Lilian Chaffin, and he served in the U.S. Navy and was employed as a construction worker. Mr. Chaffin is a member and deacon at Ashland Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Mrs. Chaffin is the daughter of the late Thomas and Telia Allen. She is retired from the laundry department at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland and is also a member of Ashland Pentecostal Holiness Church.
They are parents of Maria West, Doris Chaffin, Sharon Smith and Charles Chaffin, all of Catlettsburg, and Donald Chaffin and Ruth Stevens, both of Ashland. They have 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.