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Franke ~ Wood

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Franke of Thayer, Mo., would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their granddaughter, Miss Gloria Marie Franke, to Mr. Jeffery Howard Wood of West Plains, Mo.

The couple will exchange vows on June 16, 2012 at a ceremony to be held at Galloway Nature Park in West Plains, Mo., at 3 p.m.

All friends and family are invited to attend.

The bride, Miss Franke, is the daughter of Kenneth Franke and Angela Gann of Thayer, Mo.; her paternal grandparents are Jim and Terry Franke, also of Thayer, Mo.; paternal great-grandparents Mrs. Roberta Rose and the late Gene Rose of Cherokee Village Ark. and Mrs. Luella Franke and the late Arthur Franke of Rogers Ark.; her maternal grandparents are Donald and Jonnie Gann of Cabot, Ark., and the late Mrs. Gloria Gann of Hardy, Ark; her maternal great-grandparents the late Mr. Lester Gotte of Hardy Ark.

The groom, Mr. Wood, is the son of Jeffery and Colleen Wood of West Plains, Mo.; his paternal grandmother is Ms. Carol McMamis of West Plains, and paternal great-grandfather Mr. Howard Davis of West Plains, Mo.; maternal grandparents Robert and Norma Bartelt of Hot Springs, Ark.

Miss Franke is a 2010 graduate of Thayer High School and Mr. Wood is a 2009 graduate of West Plains High School. Both are 2012 graduates of Missouri State University of West Plains, graduating with Associate of Arts Degrees in General Studies.

The couple's future plans include re-locating to Springfield, Mo., to pursue their Bachelors degrees at MSU Springfield, and eventually completing their Masters and Doctorates in their respective fields.