Ellis Beth and Catherine Costen were married at her foster parents home, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gifford, at 1424 S. National, Fort Scott.
All their married lives they have resided in the West Liberty community where Mr. Beth was involved in farming. Mrs. Beth retired from the ASCS (FSA) Office in Fort Scott with 27 years of service.
Their children are Darrel Beth and wife Sandra; Marilyn Sipe and husband John; Marsha Bell and husband Doug. They have five grandchildren, Shana and Mike Emerson, Clifton and Whitney Beth, Beth Ann and Casey Alexander, Catherine Bell and Nick Sterner and Elizabeth Bell; and seven great-grandchildren, Cali, Nicholas and Austin Emerson; Isaac and Eli Alexander and Ella and Carter Beth.
Cards may be sent to 2259 245th Street, Fort Scott, KS 66701.