Gerald and the former Jerrie Jones were married on June 8, 1963 at Unity Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Eurie Mathis conducting the ceremony. Their attendants were Edwin Freeman and Sue Freeman.
Jerrie is the daughter of the late Mason and Stella Jones of Hardin.
Gerald is the son of the late Ernest and Lareva Freeman of Benton. He was employed by general Tire in Mayfield for 33 years.
They have three children, Timmy Freeman of Benton, Kevin Freeman of Hardin and Christie Monroe of Hardin. They have seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
All friends and relatives are invited to attend a reception in their honor on May 26 at the New Zion Baptist Fellowship building from 2 - 4 p.m. The couple requests no gifts.