Forrest M. (Bub) and Betty Jean Lawson Boggs of Pedro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 18 with a surprise reception given by their children and close friends at Lawrence Furnace Church.

Archived Story


Published 1:01pm Saturday, April 14, 2012

Forrest and Betty were married on Feb. 23, 1962, by the Rev. Calvin Evans at Lawrence Furnace Church.

Their marriage has been truly blessed through the years. God gave them two sons, Mike and Greg. Their oldest son Mike passed away in 2006. One grandson, Michael Shane Boggs is also deceased. Mike and his wife Kay gave them a granddaughter, Nicole

Marie and her husband Scott Boyd of Pedro and a grandson, Zachary Michael Boggs also of Pedro. Their youngest son, Greg and his wife Nicky also reside in Pedro and gave them a grandson Chris. They have one very special great-grandson, Elijah Michael Boyd.

Forrest worked for Collins Mining, Alpha Portland Cement and Dayton Malleable Iron (Amcast) from 1959 to 1986 when he was disabled. Betty worked as a teacher for the Rock Hill School District from 1961 until she retired in 1997.


The Tribune believes it is possible for people with a variety of points of view to discuss issues in a civil manner and will remove comments that, in our opinion, foster incivility. We want to encourage an open exchange of information and ideas. Responsibility for what is posted or contributed to this site is the sole responsibility of each user. By contributing to this website, you agree not to post any defamatory, abusive, harassing, obscene, sexual, threatening or illegal material, or any other material that infringes on the ability of others to enjoy this site, or that infringes on the rights of others. Any user who feels that a contribution to this website is a violation of these terms of use is encouraged to email, or click the "report comment" link that is on all comments. We reserve the right to remove messages that violate these terms of use and we will make every effort to do so — within a reasonable time frame — if we determine that removal is necessary.

Editor's Picks