Note: This story appears in the Wednesday, Sept. 11 newspaper on Page A7.
WELLSTON — The crowning of the 2019 Wellston Senior Citizen Club Queen and King was held during the opening ceremonies of the Ohio Hill Country Festival.
On Wednesday, Sept. 4, Wellston OHillCo Society member John Pelletier announced that Connie Holsinger was named queen and Raymon McGuire was named king.
Holsinger was born in Logan, West Virginia and was the fifth of seven children. At the age of seven, her family moved to Ohio. She has been married to James Holsinger for 51 years. They have three fur babies and make their home in Byer. Connie loves to crochet, play chair volleyball, travel, and go to the senior center to spend fun times with her friends. She is a member of the Grace Baptist Fellowship Church of Wellston. She stated that she didn’t finish high school, but did go back after 22 years and earned her GED in Logan.
McGuire was born in Marion and raised in Columbus. His wife, Peggy and he have been married for 46 years. They have six children and 12 grandchildren. He retired from America’s Floor Source in 2018 and moved to Wellston. He enjoys playing bass and drums, painting landscapes, and playing volleyball at the Wellston Senior Citizens Center.
Holsinger and McGuire were crowned by 2018 Wellston Senior Citizen Club King Tommy Long and Queen Joyce Jewell.