John and Nell Wright of Lincolnton celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on March 20, 2014 with extended families of Jerry and Paul Wright. They are active members of Bess Chapel United Methodist Church, enjoy family, playing golf, and going out to eat. John is a WWII Navy Veteran, attended NC State and is retired from Farm Bureau Insurance. Nell is a graduate of the Shelby Cosmetology School and is an active homemaker. The couple is planning a dinner with family.