Smith G. Storey and the former Wilma L. Trivette were married Nov. 27, 1952 at Beech Valley Baptist Church by the late Rev. Dayton Jones.
Smith served in the U.S. Army during World War II and retired as mail carrier from the U.S. Postal Service in January 1985.
Wilma, homemaker, librarian and teacher assistant at Beech Mountain Elementary School, retired from the State of North Carolina in June 1994.
They are the parents of Ed and his wife, Nanette; Carl, who died in infancy; Darren; Marilyn; Bill; and Andy and his wife, Jennifer.
Their grandchildren are Sam, Jake, Ashley and Aidan. Their great-grandchildren are Brittney and Eddie. The couple are lifelong residents of the Old Beech Mountain community in North Carolina and members of Beech Mountain Baptist Church.
Friends are invited to please join the family at a reception in their honor to celebrate this joyous occasion on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at two o’clock in the afternoon at Headwaters at Banner Elk Clubhouse, 25 Falls Creek Parkway, Elk Park, N.C.
In lieu of gifts, contributions may be made to Beech Mountain Baptist Church in their honor.