Gary and Pearl Franklin of Roaming Shores will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday.
Gary and Pearl (Ellinger) were married Jan. 15, 1966 in Cleveland.
The couple’s children are Dawn Franklin of Roaming Shores; Gary (Megan) Franklin of Jefferson; Summer (Todd) Brainard of Roaming Shores; and Ryan (Arin) Franklin of Roaming Shores.
They have eight grandchildren.
Gary has been self-employed as an accountant in Orwell since Oct. 1, 1974.
Pearl retired as a phlebotomist/ pathology secretary from Ashtabula County Medical Center in 2012.
They are members of Rock Creek United Methodist Church.