Frankllin-Ardis engagement

William Matthew Ardis and Brenda Franklin

Brenda Franklin of Talladega is engaged to be married to William Matthew Ardis of Talladega.

The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Lincoln High School and is employed at Ace Hardware in Talladega. Her father, Kent Franklin; mother, Gladys Grimes; and grandparents Edward and Bonnie Bennefield are all deceased.

The groom-elect is a 2007 graduate of Talladega High and a 2009 graduate of Lincoln College of Technology with an associates degree in applied science and diesel and truck technology with management. He is employed by CRST Trucking Company in Moody. His parents are Juanita and Floyd Ardis of Talladega. His grandparents are William Hardy, deceased, and Nella Hardy of Talladega.

The wedding will be at 4 p.m. June 23 at Celebrations in Pell City.