Hawkins -- 40th
CHARLESTON -- Mr. and Mrs. Gene and Paula Hawkins will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a celebration in their honor from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the E. Harrison Street Church of God in Charleston. No gifts are requested but cards would be welcome.
They were married Oct. 15, 1977, at the First Christian Church in Charleston by Brace Johnson. They were attended by Donna Tammen and Sam Honald.
They are the parents of Brian and Jana Huddleston of Charleston. They also have seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mr. Hawkins is retired from farming and construction.
Mrs. Hawkins is retired from the Coles County Courthouse - Supervisor of Assessments Office.