Wilbanks 50th Anniversary
Carl Shane Wilbanks and Paula Gwyn Snelling were married August 21, 1964, at the First Presbyterian Church in Denton, Texas. They both graduated from the University of North Texas and have lived in Grapevine most of their married life. They have three children: Kimberley Shaye Wilbanks Kopec and husband Christopher J. Kopec, Paul Chadwick Wilbanks and wife Rachelle Vignaroli Wilbanks, and David Shane Wilbanks; and six grandchildren: Zachary Shane Kopec, Alexander Norman Kopec, Garrett Austin Wilbanks, Reagan Alexandria Wilbanks, Ava Faith Wilbanks, and Landon Shane Wilbanks. They celebrated their anniversary at a family gathering in the Texas Hill Country.
Published in the Dallas Morning News on August 24, 2014