First Posted: 3/19/2009
The 50th wedding anniversary of Wayne and Janie Pack was observed on March 7 in the fellowship hall of Haymore Memorial Baptist Church, Mount Airy. This special occasion was hosted by Kevin and Lisa Pack, son and daughter-in-law of the honored couple.
They were married on March 8, 1959, with the following in their wedding party: Don and Louann Frye, Ronald and Mary McMillian, Ray Pack, Melvina Clifton Huffman, Novie Welch Thomas, Margaret Jarvis Smith and Linda Holloway Creed Benge.
Meredith Pack, granddaughter of the honored couple, registered guests. About 100 friends and relatives called between the hours of 3 and 5 p.m. The golden theme was used throughout the fellowship hall. All tables for the guests were covered with a gold tablecloth centered with lighted gold tapers.
A video was used at the end of the fellowship hall displaying pictures of the honored couple in past years. The 50th anniversary cake was displayed on a table along with two dozen yellow roses. The original wedding portrait of the bride was placed next to the table.
Jeff and Kevin Pack, sons of the honored couple, spoke about their years growing up in the Pack household.
Out-of-town guests included Don and Louann Frye, Kennesaw, Ga.; John and Myrtle Holloway, Raleigh; Bill and Becky Stewart, Cary; Jim and Nancy Baity, Greensboro; and Jeff, Madeline and Davis Pack, High Point.