Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Carolene Wagoner of Elkin celebrated 50 years of marriage with a dinner party hosted by their children for family and friends on Oct. 14, 2016. Frank and Carolene (Sexton) were married at Union Baptist Church in Traphill by the Rev. Charlie Miles on Oct 14, 1966.
Frank retired from Louisiana-Pacific in Roaring River after 38 years of service. Carolene retired from Elkin City Schools after 25 years of service.
Frank and Carolene have one daughter, Tammy Brown (Jody) of State Road; and one son, Perry Wagoner (Lynn) of Mount Airy. They have five grandchildren, Kaylee and Kendall Brown of State Road and Emma, Anna and Perry Jr. of Mount Airy.
The couple are enjoying their retirement by spending time with family, friends and staying active in their church and with travel.