Couple exchange wedding vows

LOUISBURG — Sarah MacKenzie "Maggie" Wright and Daniel Christopher Sims were married Saturday, August 22, 2015, at 6 p.m. at The Sutherland in Wake Forest. The Reverend Richard Thomas Clayton of Hayes Barton United Methodist Church in Raleigh, officiated. Following the ceremony,...

Dubé, Booker engaged

WAKE FOREST — Robert and Jennifer Booker of Wake Forest announce the engagement of their son, Kevin Joshua Booker, to April Michelle Dubé, of Raleigh. April is the daughter of Patricia Vaneyll of San Jose, Calif. and Matthew Todd of Seattle, Wash. April’s grandparents are James...

McLean, Norwood engaged

WAKE FOREST — Hugh  and Kim McLean of Wake Forest announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan Michelle McLean, to Ty Braxton Norwood, of Whitsett. Ty is the son of Tommy and Sharon Norwood of Whitsett. Morgan’s grandparents are Jimmy and Irene Bryant of Shallotte and Edward...

Woodlief-Hunsucker wed

CHARLOTTE — High school sweethearts Zollie Woodlief and Anna Hunsucker of Wake Forest were married on Oct. 16, 2015. The two met as schoolmates at Wake Forest-Rolesville High School. After 11 years of dating, the couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at Shady Wagon Farm in...

Couple marks 50th anniversary

WAKE FOREST — David Madison Smoot and Jeanne Johannessen Smoot celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 28, 2015. Residents of Wake Forest, David and Jeanne were honored by their children with a week’s worth of gatherings, including a black tie dinner with their children...

Rebecca Perry-Joseph Coward wed

ROLESVILLE — Rebecca Page Perry and Joseph Walker Coward exchanged vows Saturday, Sept. 18, 2015 at The Sutherland Estate and Gardens in Wake Forest. The Rev. J. Marshall Neathery officiated. The bride is the daughter of Ronald and Diana Perry of Rolesville. She is the...

Wesley and Shirley Murphy celebrate 60 years

WAKE FOREST — In honor of our parent’s 60th anniversary Oct. 16, we proudly celebrated with an intimate family dinner at an upscale, Raleigh restaurant. Their marriage is inspiring, as is their love for each other and their family. Through great experiences and a few tough times,...

Johnson-Long family celebrate anniversary

WAKE FOREST — Craig  Johnson and Shawn Long first met in Raleigh on June 4, 1994, having both been students at N.C. State University. They have been together for 21 years. Last year on October 13, 2014, after marriage equality became the law of the land in North Carolina, they...

Buchanan and Pfendler to wed

WAKE FOREST — Bill and Candy Buchanan, of Wake Forest, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristie Lynne Buchanan, to Chase Daniel Pfendler, of Wake Forest. Chase is the son of Rick and Renee Pfendler of Wake Forest. Kristie is a graduate of North Carolina State University...

Ashley Danielle Stover – Samuel Jackson Craig IV wed

WAKE FOREST — Ashley Danielle Stover, daughter of Drs. Judy and Phillip Stover of Louisburg, and Samuel Jackson Craig IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Pridgen of Denton, were married in Louisburg Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Louisburg United Methodist Church. Ashley is the...

Air Force Airman graduates from basic military training

WAKE FOREST — Air Force Airman Keivonne T. Jackson completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four...