Nellie (Greenwood) Johnson, a resident at Heritage Hill Senior Community, Weatherly, will celebrate her 97th birthday on April 24.
Born in Halifax, Yorkshire County, England, in 1917, Nellie has also resided in Cregah, Belfast (Northern Ireland) and Union, Newark, Irvington and Branchville, N.J.
Nellie was married to her loving husband, Horace, on April 27, 1946.
They both came to America on the Queen Mary in 1955 searching for those streets of gold. They were married for 49 years until his death in 1995.