Couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary

Jul. 28, 2013 @ 12:49 AM

RUTHERFORDTON— Winfred J. and Jayne Edwards Wilson of Rutherfordton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Monday, June 22 at Southern Baptist Church. 

The event was hosted by their daughters and son-in-laws Cindy Wilson and Pete Wright of Thomasville; Jill Wilson and Willie Smith of Rutherfordton and Penny Wilson and Russ Newton of Rutherfordton. Also assisting were granddaughters Chelsea Smith, Haley Newton, Holly Newton, Heidi Newton and Hannah Newton. 

Winfred is a retiree of Duke Power. Jayne is a registered nurse and retired from Rutherford Regional Medical Center. 

The couple was married at the bride's home by Rev. Harold Wilson, brother of the groom, on June 22, 1963.