Robert and Libby Surratt celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Betty Ross Park in Lincolnton during their Annual Gibbs-Link Family Reunion. The event was hosted by family, friends and the couple church families. The couple was married on June 6, 1965 at Poplars Springs AME Zion Church on Buffalo Shoals Road in Lincolnton. They are the parents to Edward Surratt and Shaye Surratt Hobart. They have three grandchildren, Dominique and Lauren Hobart and Brandon Nixon. Robert worked for the former JP Stevens Plant for 33 years along with an additional 10 years with Lincoln County School System. Libby worked for Southern Bell for 26 years and an additional 9 years with Lincoln County School System. Both are retired and enjoy working in their yard, attending church, and spending time with their grandchildren.