David and Wilma Carter Elmore of Wilkesboro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception in their honor on Sept. 24, 2017, at 2 p.m., at Oakwoods Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

Hosts were Marty Elmore and Lisa Matsen, and Jeffrey and Laura Elmore.

The Elmores have two sons, Martin David (Marty) Elmore Jr. of Grimes, Iowa and Jeffrey Carter Elmore of North Wilkesboro. They also have three grandchildren.

Family and friends of the couple attended the event. The church chimes rang at 4 p.m., the time of the couple’s marriage.

Mrs. Elmore is currently employed as administrative assistant at Wilkes Literacy and was formerly administrative assistant for marketing and human resources at First Union National Bank.

Mr. Elmore was a vice president at Northwestern/First Union National Bank and was a vice president at Gardner Glass Products. He is now retired.

The Elmores were married Sept. 24, 1967.

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