Ed and Ilene Faulkner were married July 20, 1959. A celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary will be held July 19 at Cleveland First Baptist Church from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Together the couple reared four children: Sharon (Paul) Johnson, Cindy (Rick) Reynolds, Darrell Faulkner, and David (Terri) Faulkner. They have eight grandchldren and five great-grandchildren.
Mr. Faulkner is retired from the State of Alabama Highway Department after 31 years’ service. His wife has retired after 20 years with the Department of Human Resources. They are members of Community Church of the Brethren.
The family invites all to join them for food and fellowship. They say, “Your love and friendship are treasured gifts; we request no other.”