Celebrating 50 years of marriage, the Rev. Duane and Nancy (Luelf) Johnson were married on June 28, 1969, at Ochelata, Oklahoma, by the Rev. Gerald Broadway.
Both are members of Bible Holiness Church, and Duane has pastored seven of their churches including St. Georges, Grenada, West Indies. He has also served on several different Bible Holiness Church boards. Currently, he is pastoring at Bible Holiness Church, 628 Park St., Cherryvale, and serves on two general Bible Holiness Church boards.
Duane volunteered as chaplain at Labette Health and became assistant to the head chaplain for a time. Duane inherited the family farm and raises registered Charolais cattle.
Nancy is a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother and a supportive pastor’s wife. They are blessed with two daughters, two sons-in-law and five grandchildren.
A celebration that will include a vow renewal and reception will be from 1 to 4 p.m. June 29 at Cherryvale Bible Holiness Church. They along with their family invite all their friends to come. No gifts are expected, but cards are welcome.