- Ada, Oklahoma


July 2, 2011

Johnsons celebrate golden wedding anniversary

Ada —  

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Johnson, Ada, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple's children are hosting a come-and-go reception Saturday, July 16, from 2-4 p.m. at Central Church of Christ Family Life Center, 820 Stadium Drive, Ada.

Bill Johnson and Brenda Henry were married June 16 1961, at Morris Memorial Baptist Church in Ada. During their marriage they have lived in Gerty, Alaska and Ada.

Mr. Johnson attended school at Gerty and in California. He coached basketball at Gerty, Latta and Ada. He retired from Latta Schools in 2000 as high school principal. He currently spends most of his time enjoying his grandchildren and doing drywall work.

Mrs. Johnson attended Ada Schools and graduated from Ada. She got her master's degree in education from East Central University. She taught at Latta, Ada and Alaska. She retired in 1999. She enjoys trips to Branson and spending time with her grandchildren.

The couple has two sons, Mike and Debbie Johnson and Jay and Shelly Johnson who live in Ada. They have four grandchildren, Christian, Scott, Kendal and Caden.

The Johnsons are members of Central Church of Chirst.

Instead of gifts, the family asks friends to write a memory on cards provided at the reception.

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