83RD BIRTHDAY: James Blystone Jr.
James O. Blystone Jr. will celebrate his 83rd birthday today. James and his wife, Marylee Blystone, live in Yatesboro.
He formerly lived in Elderton for many years with his first wife, Betty, with whom he had four children: Connie (William) Matson, Rural Valley; Phyllis (Jerry) Shull, Shelocta; Artista (Randy) Shives, Harrisburg; and Art (Kori) Blystone, Shelocta.
James is proud to be a grandfather and great-grandfather.
He is a member of the Kittanning Free Methodist Church and likes southern gospel and bluegrass music. James retired from Pullman Standard and loves Farmall tractors. He loves spending time with his family and enjoys cookouts and bonfires.
His family celebrated his birthday on Sunday with a cookout at his daughter Phyllis’ house.
Friends and family wishing to send him cards may send them to: James Blystone, P.O. Box 5, Yatesboro, PA 16263.
This announcement edited April 17 to correct James' age and birthdate.