Lowell Ellis and Shirley Jean Wing of Pittsboro and Spring Hill, Fla., will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on March 16, 2012.
Mr. Wing and the former Shirley Jean Lady were married March 16, 1952.
Mr. Wing worked as a home delivery milkman for Hornaday & Roberts Dairies. He then went into real estate sales and became the leading real estate firm in Brownsburg, Wing Real Estate.
Mrs. Wing worked in the offices of doctors Black, Walker and Baker and for National Wholesale Grocery. She then assisted with the real estate business.
They are the parents of L. Russell Wing and wife Kathy of Lake Park, N.C., and E. Elayne Wing Goodman and husband Rick of Brownsburg. The are the great-grandparents of the Rev. Bradley T. Wing and wife Barbara, L. Cortney Wing and wife Kristin, Allison Goodman Stock and husband Steve, and Anthony R. Wing. They are the great-grandparents of Elijah Blaine and Sarah Grace Wing.
The Wings will mark their milestone anniversary by taking an eight-day Western Caribbean cruise with their children and their spouses.