Rev. and Mrs. John Jackson will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 25th. They were married on June 25, 1967 at Main Street United Methodist Church in Barnesville. John is the son of Eva Jackson of Barnesville and the late Donald C. Jackson. Clair (Clara) is the daughter of the late Allen and Jean Bowers.

The Jacksons have two daughters, Melissa (Mike) DiBetta and Jennifer (John) Mattox; five grandchildren: Olivia, Michael, and Cassadie DiBetta and Hillarie and Camille Mattox (and one grandson, John Payton Mattox deceased in infancy).

John and Clair continue to enjoy family, 42 years of ministry (now serving Lansing U.M.C), and an active lifestyle.