Mr. and Mrs. James P. Archibald of Wilkesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Frances Archibald of Charlotte, to Robert Gray “Sonny” Creech Jr., also of Charlotte. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gray Creech Sr. of Raleigh.
Judy Elizabeth Dills and Jason Edward Serbeck, both of North Wilkesboro, were united in marriage Dec. 31 at Hinshaw Street Baptist Church, North Wilkesboro. The Rev. Jeff Collins officiated at the evening ceremony. Wedding music was provided by Reva McLean, grandmother of the bride.
Vilas and Stena Payne of Wilkesboro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday, Dec. 20. They were married Dec. 20, 1969, at Highland View Baptist Church, on the Wilkes/Watauga line.
Taylor Nicole Wood and Allen Lee Johnson were united in marriage Aug. 24, 2019, at River Creek Lodge in Stony Point. The Rev. Donovan Turnmire officiated.
Matt and Betty Daye of Traphill announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebekah Grace, to Nicholas Paul McGlamery, the son of Paul and Beth McGlamery of Millers Creek.
Kassandra Lee Bennett and Jacob Ray Riley were united in marriage on July 27 at Cornerstone Church in Grand Island, N.Y. The Rev. Joel Riley, father of the groom and pastor of Dennyville Baptist Church in Ronda, officiated at the 1 p.m. ceremony. Wedding music was provided by guitarist and …
Josh and Jessica McCoy of North Wilkesboro announce the birth of a son, Grayson Levi McCoy, born Sept. 13 at Forsyth Medical Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces at birth. Grayson Levi has a sister, Brylee McCoy, age 2. Grandparents are Randy and Jamie McCoy and Benny and Tonya Roland, all…
Valerie Michelle Sebastian and Gregory Andrew Middleton were united in marriage May 26 at Childress Vineyards, Lexington. The Rev. Mark Weekley officiated at the 6 p.m. ceremony. Wedding music was provided by Corda Entertaniment String Trio.
Roger and Tabitha Lovell of North Wilkesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Marie Lovell, to Matthew Von Triplett, the son of Von and Deonna Triplett of Boomer.
Hannah Michelle Goulds and Jacob Scott Eddy were united in marriage on Saturday, June 1 at the Barn at Blueberry Hill, Dobson. The Rev. John Triplett officiated at the 6 p.m., outdoor ceremony. Music was provided by Danny Jenkins.
Manuel and Jill Mastin Brown recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married in an outdoor wedding June 28, 1969 at the home of the bride.
Robert and April Kilby of Wilkesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Frances Sophia Kilby, to James McArthur “Mack” Jones III, both of North Wilkesboro. The prospective groom is the son of Mack and Cathy Jones of Boomer.
Jerry and Carol Billings Walsh recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married July 6, 1969, at Goshen Baptist Church, Wilkesboro, by the Rev. Von Brown. They are still members of Goshen Baptist.
Allen and Shirley Sparks Carter recently celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary. They were married June 28, 1953, in Elkin, by the Rev. David W. Day.
Gary Wood of North Wilkesboro and Penny and Calvin Carver of Louisa, Va., announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Nicole Wood, to Allen Lee Johnson of Lenoir, son of Ricky Johnson of Lincolnton and Lisa and Kenny Wingler of Hamptonville.
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Johnson--Ann Poteat and Leroy Johnson were married May 18 at the Old Homestead Chapel at Della Plane Mercantile Store. Keith Elledge officiated.
On May 4, Bill and Burma Millsaps Bellinger of Union Grove celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They renewed their vows at Central Baptist Church, which was officiated by her brother, the Rev. Ronnie Millsaps. A reception followed at Cagney’s Kitchen with family and friends.
Joe D. Elledge 94, and Betty Dancy Elledge, 91 of Sparta Road, North Wilkesboro celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary on May 21, 2019, at their home with family and friends dropping by to visit. They were married on May 21, 1947, at Maple Grove Baptist Church in Hays, by the Rev. Glenn Huffman.
Brooklyn Laurel Gentry and Casey Alan Reid were united in marriage March 10, at Majestic Mill Weddings in Belmont. The Rev. Thomas C. Alley officiated at the ceremony. Wedding and reception music were provided by Whirl-A-Way Sounds and Entertainment.
Angela Necole Shell of Wilkesboro and Kelly and Jalina Johnson of Purlear announce the engagement of their daughter, Alyssa Necole Johnson, to Dustin Ray Triplett, the son of Lois Ann Triplett of Boomer and Tommy Ray Triplett of Lenoir.
FIVE GENERATIONS OF THE HANDY FAMILY gathered recently for photos. In the photos with Gladys Handy, who turns 91 on May 10, are, in the photo above, Jonathan Benfield, great-grandson; Edyn Benfield, great-great-granddaughter, 5; Joyce Faw, daughter; Hadley Benfield, great-great-granddaughter…
Tommy Holcomb and Ruby Tucker Holcomb of Thurmond celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner party in their honor April 21 at 6 p.m. at Charity United Methodist Church.
Wesley Alexander and Polly Anderson Nichols of Wilkesboro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 13 with a celebration at the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Travis Isaacs, Wilkesboro. Guests included their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Five generations of the Patterson family gathered recently for a photograph. Left to right are Vergie Patterson, great-great-grandmother, Barbara Cranfill, great-grandmother, Dianna Cloud, grandmother and Caleb Smathers, father, holding his son, Bentley Austin Smathers.
Lillian Mae Reeves of Pilot Mountain married Thurman Finch Horner of Oxford at the First Baptist Church of Boone on April 15, 1949. At the time of the wedding, Ms. Reeves was a chemistry professor at Appalachian State University. Mr. Horner had served during World War II in the United Sta…
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Beshears Cook of Wilkesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Kieran Avery Cook, to Daniel Jacob Jones of Mount Airy, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Jones of North Wilkesboro.
Michael and Kimberly Winesette of Walnut Place, Wilkesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Paige Winesette, to James Matthew Schap, both of Atlanta, Ga. He is the son of Michael and Michele Schap of Raleigh.
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Wagoner of Millers Creek announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Nichole Wagoner, to Nathan Carson Eggers, the son of Michael and Tammy Eggers of Millers Creek.
Mrs. Catherine Meyer Teets of Terra Alta, W.Va. announces the engagement of her daughter, Ashley Catherine Teets, to Robert Scott Belote III of Davidson. Ashley is also the daughter of Robert Teets of Elizabethtown, Ky.
Sherri Greene of North Wilkesboro announces the engagement of her daughter, Megan Greene, to Garrett Grogan of Sawmills. He is the son of Gary Grogan of Sawmills and Donna Earp of Salisbury.
Kayley Virginia Anderson and Coleman Wesley Badgett were married Saturday, Sept. 29, at 2 p.m., at the Phillips family farm, North Wilkesboro. The Rev. Mark J. Hall and the Rev. Scott Church officiated at the ceremony. Wedding music was provided by Rodney Reavis, violinist, and Daniel Rash, …
Kirk and Sandra Church of Millers Creek announce the engagement of their daughter, Haylee Breanna Church, to Richard Blake Cheek, the son of Lynn and Denise Cleary of Hays.
Ernestine Shell and James Gilbert Dunnagan III were married Sept. 8 at Wagoner Baptist Church, Jefferson. The Rev. Darrell Poole officiated. Music was provided by Andrea Spears of Jefferson and Tim Call of Ronda.
Jon and Jennifer Schwartz of Hampstead announce the birth of a son, Levi William Schwartz, born Feb. 5, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Jim and Brenda Sebastian of Roaring River and Gary and Sharon Schwar…
Velna Gentry Tilley of the Austin community celebrated her 93rd birthday Feb. 13. She was born Feb. 13, 1926, to Shirley and Dosie Gentry of the Benham community.
Pauline Elmore Sloop of North Wilkesboro recently celebrated her 100th birthday, She was born Nov. 11, 1918, to Elzie and Mattie Elmore and grew up in the N.C. 268 East area of North Wilkesboro.
LeaAnn Tharpe Richardson of Hays announces the engagement of her daughter, Haley Frances Richardson, to Ronald Brandon Bell, the son of Ronald and Debbie Bell of Millers Creek.