The Rev. and Mrs. Franklin L. Gardner

The Rev. and Mrs. Franklin L. Gardner

50 YEARS — The Rev. and Mrs. Franklin L. Gardner of Martin will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary from 2-4 p.m. June 28 at Gardner United Methodist Church in the Gardner community near Martin. The event will be hosted by their children and their spouses, Teresa and Chet Ellis of Martin, Tammie and Kerry Mosley of Dresden, Tyler and Kim Gardner of Newbern and Tracey and Mike Sutton of Martin. They married June 28, 1958, at Gardner United Methodist Church. She is the daughter of the late Wayne and Marybelle Hicks and is the stepdaughter of Francis Elder Hicks, all of Martin. He is the son of the late James and Alva Gardner of Martin. They are also the parents of the late Tony Lynn Gardner and have 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Only out-of-state invitations will be sent. The couple requests no gifts, but cards will be appreciated. Those who planned to attend are asked to call Mrs. Mosley at (731) 364-5364. Published in The Messenger 6.17.08

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