Ralph and Lucille (Susie) Haynes recently celebrated their 65th anniversary. They were married in Wilkesboro, on Dec. 20, 1952.
The couple was honored at a reception given by their children and grandchildren on Jan. 14, 2018, at Mountain Valley Baptist Church Fellowship Building. Guests were served a 65th anniversary cake, assorted finger foods and beverages.
A blue and white color scheme was used throughout the reception area. Mr. and Mrs. Haynes were presented a rose boutonniere and corsage.
Mr. Haynes is retired from Lowe’s Companies and worked for many years at C&S Motor Express. Mrs. Haynes is a homemaker, retired seamstress and childcare provider. They are members of Mountain Valley Baptist Church, where Mr. Haynes is a deacon.
The couple has three children, Steven Haynes and wife, Loretta, and Juanita Ellis and husband, Gary, all of North Wilkesboro, and Marlene England of Millers Creek. The couple also has five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.