Buren and Peggy Williford of Wilson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 23. The two were married in Wilbanks Christian Church on Oct. 27, 1956.
The Willifords have three children, Chris (Nora) Williford of Wilson, Mark (Tina) Williford of Raleigh, and Tim (Marilee) Williford of Wilson; and nine grandchildren, Sydney, Seth and Griffin; Meredith, John and Davis; and Jackson, Zaddock and Thorne.
The couple founded Southern Piping Company in 1965, and Mr. Williford remains as chairman of the board of directors at the firm.
They are members of First Christian Church in Wilson and are very active in the community.