Glade couple marks 50th wedding anniversary

Patty and Shelton Johnson of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Fairfield Glade celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 1.

The Johnsons were married at Christ the King Church in Nashville with Monsignor Thomas P. Duffy officiating. Their four sons are Dan and Andrew of Brentwood, David of Greenbrier, and Steve of Bellevue, and they have nine grandchildren.

Mr. Johnson retired from the Tennessee Valley Authority. Mrs. Johnson worked in health-care nursing as an RN. They moved to the Glade in 2002.

Mr. Johnson is a member of the Knights of Columbus and a reader at Mass. Mrs. Johnson is an altar server and a member of the parish council. She has been a member of the Council of Catholic Women for 50 years and served as national president for two years.