Date Night – John & Nan Revell

Date Night Asheboro Magazine

How did you meet? We were in a bar on Bourbon Street in New Orleans on New Year’s Day evening in 1972 celebrating following the Auburn vs. Oklahoma Sugar Bowl. (Auburn lost the game, but won the party!) Nan: John was with his college roommate and I was with friends from work. We had one friend in common so wound up meeting each other. John: I bought Nan a drink and asked her to dance. Nan: John walked me back to my hotel later and I didn’t think I’d ever…

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Date Night – Eddie & Renee Voncannon

  How did you meet? Eddie: I first set eyes on Renee in the summer of 1974 at the Memorial Swimming Pool in Asheboro (It was all about that white BIKINI!!) It was surely Love at First Sight! I saw her, but she did not see me. I was smitten with her! Renee: As fate would have it, I went to Asheboro High School in the Fall of 1974 as a sophomore, and this guy Eddie had the locker right beside mine. We were in the same homeroom class, and…

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Date Night – Dave & Julie Fowler

How did you meet? Julie: We both worked at Lafayette National Bank in Lafayette, Indiana. Dave worked in the Mortgage Department and I worked as a teller during college. Dave: We both worked at Lafayette National Bank. Julie worked at the bank while attending Purdue and I was a loan officer at the bank. I remember she put a note on my car as an ice breaker. Was it love at first sight? Julie: Pretty much. But, it took Dave 2 years to ask me out on a date. Dave:…

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Date Night – Wendel & Tammy Lamason

How did you meet? Wendel: We met when Tammy was in elementary school and I was in middle school. My dad was the associate pastor at the church we attended in Clearwater, Florida. Tammy was my brother’s childhood sweetheart. She was 9. Tammy: We met in Clearwater, Florida when his family moved from Minnesota to Florida. His dad was our associate pastor. Wendel was 12 and was in middle school. I was in 9 and in the 4th grade. Was it love at first sight? Wendel: Not love at first…

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Date Night – Pat & Linda Brown

1. How did you meet? L: My dad invited me to go to Lion’s Club with him for lunch. Pat was the guest speaker that day; he was the GM for the new professional baseball team in town. I introduced myself to him after the lunch as I was the county’s tourism director, and we were interested in helping promote the team as a new attraction in the area. A few months later, my son became one of the team’s batboys, so we got to know each other better. P:…

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Date Night: Jeff & Shanna Hodgin

1. How did you meet? Shanna: We lived in the same 3755 Student Squadron on Sheppard AFB in Wichita Falls, TX. Jeff: 3755th Student Squadron, Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls, TX. 2. Was it love at first sight?  Shanna: Don’t tell him but I’m afraid so. Jeff: I’m not sure I believe in love at first sight, but it was close. When did you know that this was the “one” and you were going to get married? Shanna: When I went to Okinawa to visit him. Jeff: Around six months after…

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Date Night: Ken & Lucy Grady

1.  How did you meet? K: Blind date set up by Tracey Foscue. Her son Quinn and m son, Kameron were great friends and did things together all the time. Quinn stayed at our house & Kam stayed with Quinn a lot, so we were very close. L: Blind date set up by my cousin, Tracey Foscue. Her son and Ken’s son were great friends growing up.   2.  Was it love at first sight? K: No, we had a great Dinner Date, very relaxed, good conversation, she was very…

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Date Night: Henry & Jacqueline Vruwink

How did you meet? HENRY: While I was in Seattle visiting my mom. JACQUELINE: I was living with Henry’s sister and mom in Seattle and he came on Mother’s day to visit his mom. Was it love at first sight? HENRY: Love includes knowing about the person and seeing the person. JACQUELINE: Yes it was for me. I fell in love the moment that I saw him. When did you know that this was the “one” and you were going to get married? HENRY: When Jacqueline came with her daughter…

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Date Night – David & Sherry Johnson

Q. How did you meet? S: Dave and I met on December 4, 1989 when he started working at the same company in Portland, Maine. I remember my first interaction with him – I walked into the office where he was being trained, and he was telling a joke. At the end of the joke, he explained it to me – assuming I didn’t get it. I was so offended! D: We met at the accounting firm we both worked at. More accurately, we met at the going away lunch…

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