Hawns observe 50th event

Sunday, May 30, 2004

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hawn of Cape Girardeau celebrated their golden wedding anniversary March 27, 2004, at Lynwood Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

Hosts were their daughters and sons-in-law, Pam and Rick Bandermann and Kim and David Patrick of Cape Girardeau, and Soni and Val Crader of Burfordville.

Assisting with serving were Sarah Booth and Whitney Pingel.

Guests attended from Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Marble Hill, Arnold, Bloomfield, Farmington, Advance, Bonne Terre, Glenallen and Eldon, Mo.; Murray, Ky.; and Wolf Lake and Gorham, Ill.

Hawn and Agatha Ford were married April 4, 1954, at First Baptist Church in Marquand, Mo., by the late Rev. Byron Hovis. Their attendants were Velma Ackman Shepard and the late Bob Morton of Jackson.

Their parents are the late Arvel and Vallie Hawn of Jackson, and the late Lawrence and Bet Ford of Oak Ridge.

The Hawns have eight grandchildren, Jason, Ryan and Kyle Bandermann; Luke, Matt, Zach and Mollie Crader; and three stepgrandchildren, Magin, Jeremy and Ben Patrick. Another grandson, Josh Lemons, died in April 2003.