Cole 50th Anniversary
Ernest Lester Cole and Evelyn Gail Beaver Cole of China Grove are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today, Dec. 23, 2012. A small family dinner will be held in their honor.
The Coles were married Dec. 23, 1962, at Oak Grove Freewill Baptist Church in China Grove by the Rev. S.A. Graybeal. Ernest retired from Norfolk-Southern Railway after 30 years, and Evelyn retired from Philip Morris USA after 16 years.
Their children are Angie Hensley, Lori (Gary) Hough and Monty (Kathy) Cole, all of China Grove. They have eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.