Glenn Earl and Lois Jean (Chilton) Dowden will celebrate their 60th anniversary on May 28, 2012. They were married by Bro. Fitzpatrick at Campbellsburg Baptist Church after a courtship as high school sweethearts. Glenn retired as a farmer raising cattle, hay and tobacco. Lois raised their children and was a homemaker. She later attended school and became a CNA for Old Mason’s Home in Shelbyville.
Glenn and Lois have four children: Kerry Dowden of New Castle; Brenda Terrell of Bardstown; Randy Dowden of Eminence; and Donald Dowden of Eminence. They also have 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.