Mr. and Mrs. David Allen Hardwick, of Purdy, recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. David A. Hardwick and Pamela L. Swadley were married on Dec. 30, 1971 in Monett. The couple has three children: Allen Hardwick and wife, Lisa, of Purdy; Jason Hardwick and wife, Lori, of Monett; and Julie Betts and husband, Bobby, of Warsaw. The couple have six grandchildren, with one great-grandchild to be born in May. A quiet celebration was held in Clinton with family.