Mr. and Mrs. James Glenn Johnson Jr. to renew vows on golden anniversary

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Mr. and Mrs. James Glenn Johnson Jr. of Washington Street, Salem, will mark their 50th wedding anniversary with a ceremony to renew their vows June 24.

The former Carol Lee Fisher and Mr. Johnson were wed on June 24, 1967, two weeks after their high school graduation, at the Salem First Christian Church with the Rev. Harold Deitch presiding.

Mrs. Johnson is a graduate of Greenford High School and was employed by Salem Label/WS Packaging Co. as a sales service management assistant in the Industrial Products Division and as a proofreader/typist by Lyle Printing.

Mr. Johnson is a graduate of Salem High School and was also employed by Salem Label/WS Packaging Co. as head receiving clerk/material handler for 42 until the plant closed. He retired in April 2010.

Both are members of Salem First Christian Church. Jim loves reading mysteries and ghost stories, woodworking, refinishing furniture, gardening and working outdoors. Carol loves drawing, creating greeting cards, cooking and baking.

They have two children, Terrance Lee Johnson and his wife Lori of Salem and Lauri Lynn Wymer and her husband Butch of Lisbon; and four grandchildren, J.R. (Frederick James) Rose, Cody Rose, Brooke Hughes and Krickett Robison.

The couple will renew their vows at an outdoor ceremony and reception for invited guests at 2 p.m. June 24 at their home presided by the Rev. Rick Jackson of Faith Chapel Fellowship in Salem and hosted by Terry and Lori Johnson, Lauri and Butch Wymer and Scott and Diane Glover.

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