YOUNGSTOWN -- James and Marie Franklin will observe their 70th wedding anniversary May 10 at a family dinner at their home, 456 Catalina Ave.
The couple were married May 10, 1931, in Hopehull, Ala.
They are the parents of Mary Carr, Lela Easterly, Jean Johnson, Elizabeth Franklin, Lillie Sanders, Lane Franklin, JoAnn Franklin, Gussie Franklin and Rhonda Franklin, all of Youngstown. Two other children, Minnie Ella Franklin and Buster Franklin, are deceased.
Their family also includes 47 grandchildren and 58 great-grandchildren.