First Posted: 12/26/2009
William and Emily Wilson Wheeler, 500 Lynchburg Road, Pilot Mountain, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 26. They were married in Crawfordsville, Ind., in the First Methodist Church by the Rev. Robert Stancel. A ceremony was held at Fellowship Baptist Church at Ararat on Dec. 27 and was followed by a dinner at 13 Bones in Mount Airy. About 25 guests were present.
Hosting the celebration were the Wheelers sons and their wives, Michael and Stacy Wheeler of Tiffin, Ohio, and Jerry and Sherry Wheeler of Wilson.
They have two grandsons, Andrew and Jacob; and three granddaughters, Ashley, Jennifer and Kayla Wheeler.
William is retired from RR Donnelys of Willard, Ohio. Emily is an assistant to Sid W. Spencer, OD.