Jerry and Janice Swails celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary Saturday, August 3, 2013. They were married August 3, 1968, at the East Rockingham Church of God.
Jerry is the son of the late Claude and Elma Swails of Rockingham. Janice is the daughter of the late Bruce and Louise Covington also of Rockingham.
The couple have three children: Bootsie (Jason) Grant of Southern Pines, Sandy (John) Searcy of Rockingham, and Pete (Lori) Swails of Rockingham. They are also blessed with four grandchildren: Colton Grant, Zane Searcy, Laynee Swails, and Christian (Hannah) Swails.
Both Jerry and Janice are retired and enjoy traveling and spending time with their family. They celebrated their anniversary with dinner at Texas Roadhouse and have a trip planned for Pennsylvania later in August.