Roy Dale Hampton Sr. and Juanita Smith Hampton celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Nov. 9.
They married Nov. 9, 1946, just six months after he returned form serving in the U.S. Navy in Okinawa during World War II.
She worked as a switchboard operator for Inter-Mountain Telephone Company.
They have two children — Roy Dale Hampton Jr. of King, N.C., and Betsy H. Harrison of Independence. Their grandsons are Garrett Hampton Harrison of Greenville, Tenn., and Brandon Scott Hampton of King, N.C.