YOUNGSTOWN -- The 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Banks, Forest View Drive, was marked July 21 during a renewal of vows at Firestone Park Gazebo in Columbiana and reception afterward at the park.
Banks' sister and brother-in-law, the Revs. Jeanine and Mathew Baxter of Alliance, officiated.
Hosts for the event were the honorees' children and spouses, Kimberly and Shawn Wargo of Toledo, April and William Moncrief of Struthers, Kelli Banks of Urichville, and Lorene and Thomas Lane Jr. of Salem, and their 10 grandchildren.
Mrs. Banks is a homemaker.
Mr. Banks is a press operator with Erico Inc. in Solon.
The former Nancy Waller and Mr. Banks were married July 16, 1977, at the Chapel of Friendly Bells.