Celebrating 60 years

By Norris Ledyard

June 4, 2014

FAYETTE - Melvin and Eloise Wyse of Fayette will celebrate 60 years of marriage soon. On June 7, 1954, Eloise Lucas married Melvin Wyse in the Ambrose Baptist Church on County Road L near Fayette. Pastor Clarence Townsend officiated the ceremonies.

The couple have been blessed with three children: Gary Wyse of Toledo, Scott Wyse of Fayette and Michele and Bob Bedritis of Lake Oswego, Ore.

The couple were further blessed with seven children: Eric Bedritis, Hope Jones and Kim Cooper of Columbus; David Bedritis of Lake Oswego, Ore., Danielle Wyse of Toledo. Brittany Wyse and Michael Wyse are deceased.

Melvin and Eloise plan to take a vacation in the Smokey Mountains this summer.