Roy and Connie Watson of Denton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, August 6, 2011, by renewing their wedding vows before invited guests at First Christian Church in Denton. The service was officiated by the couple's daughter-in-law, Rev. Ginger Watson of Genesis United Methodist Church, Fort Worth, and Rev. John Burton of First Christian Church, Denton. Following the service, friends and family enjoyed a reception at the church.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Watson are retired teachers. Currently, Mr. Watson is a member of the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature representing the North Central district. He is also a member of Denton Kiwanis Club. Mr. and Mrs. Watson are volunteers at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Denton and are actively involved members of First Christian Church, Denton.
The couple have two sons, Steven Watson of Fort Worth and Thomas Watson of Hutchins, Texas.