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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.



Originally published: 2012-11-08 12:19:52
Last modified: 2012-11-08 12:19:52

Smith and Wilma Storey celebrate 60 years of marriage

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 a mail carrier from the U.S. Postal Service in January 1985. Wilma, a homemaker, librarian and teacher assistant at Beech Mountain Elementary School, retired from the State of North Carolina in June 1994. 

The couple’s children include, Ed, wife Nanette, Carl who died in infancy, Darren, Marilyn, Bill and Andy, wife Jennifer. The couple’s grandchildren include, Sam, Jake, Ashley and Aidan. The couple’s great-grandchildren are Brittney and Eddie. Smith and Wilma are lifelong residents of the Old Beech Mountain Community and members of Beech Mountain Baptist Church.

All are invited to join the family for a reception in the couple’s honor to celebrate this joyous occasion at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Headwaters at Banner Elk Clubhouse, located at 25 Falls Creek Parkway in Elk Park. 

In lieu of gifts, contributions may be made to Beech Mountain Baptist Church in their honor.