Husband and wife married for 71 years die on same day

  • Published on Jul 16, 2019
  • A couple from Georgia was happily married for 71 years. The husband and wife died on the same day, just 12 hours apart.
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Comments • 75

  • Maria Maria
    Maria Maria 4 months ago

    They were the best couple. The nicest people.

  • Rockinghorse Winner
    Rockinghorse Winner 4 months ago

    TRUMP 2020. MAGA!!

  • PauliNo Eugenia
    PauliNo Eugenia 4 months ago


  • Tim Barba
    Tim Barba 4 months ago

    Ok, let’s all ignore the fact he was dating a 16 year old when he was 22.

  • Blitznstitch2
    Blitznstitch2 4 months ago

    Today 17 and 23 is unacceptable

  • Clement Singh
    Clement Singh 4 months ago

    So strong were their love that even death couldn’t part them!

  • msr111
    msr111 4 months ago

    I feel terrible that their children had to cope with losing both parents within twelve hours. They must be reeling from this double whammy. No matter how old either the kids or the parents are, it's always a tough loss and takes about a year for the surviving family to adjust.

    IN HIM WE LIVE & MOVE 4 months ago

    Back when women acted like women!

  • Dorothy Green
    Dorothy Green 4 months ago

    My. My. My
    REAL. LOVE. 💘
    Rest in PEACE

  • Mark Wilson
    Mark Wilson 4 months ago +1

    Instead of getting divorced after twenty years because the ex is sick of you! That's what marriage is all about patience and love.

  • molly gib
    molly gib 4 months ago


  • Alexyk Philip
    Alexyk Philip 4 months ago +1

    In my family, many family members died like that..💞

    EFIL WV 4 months ago +1

    Who do so many people think elderly couples dying together is “romantic”, “sweet”, and “beautiful”? You Notebookers are bizarre af.

    • Elizabeth Clover
      Elizabeth Clover 4 months ago

      Says alot about you that you're even asking this bizarre AF question......

  • Valerie Dakota
    Valerie Dakota 4 months ago

    Beautiful ❤

  • Chug-A-Lug Doug
    Chug-A-Lug Doug 4 months ago +1

    Nowadays people stay married for 7 months and then get divorced and fight over the money.

  • Lightnluvli Beauty
    Lightnluvli Beauty 4 months ago +1

    Beautiful story. They are probably holding hands in heaven. 💙💕

  • Xavier Smith
    Xavier Smith 4 months ago +7

    I really don't see people in this generation spending that much time in a committed relationship.

    • Mary p
      Mary p 4 months ago

      There are not many including my self been married for almost 30 years it's been up and down it never ever just quit because marriage it's not perfect they will always be problems thru life but in these times we living today it corny excite they easily give up

    • msr111
      msr111 4 months ago

      We don't seem to want long term anything, but I would wish parenting to be taken more seriously, even when couples can't stay together. Too many damaged kids out there, unsupervised and addicted to technology.

  • Giggitee O'Yeah
    Giggitee O'Yeah 4 months ago +1

    A fairy tale. I hope God sees fit I die when my wife does too.

  • Derek P.
    Derek P. 4 months ago +4

    This story is amazing. May they both find each other and rest in peace. My hope is that we all someday feel the amount of love these two individuals felt for each other.

  • knight toking
    knight toking 4 months ago +2

    Dear Lord. I've been with my husband since I was 17. It will be 42 years this year. I can't imagine life without him and I can imagine dying I'd he does.

  • 1,000,000 Subscribers
    1,000,000 Subscribers 4 months ago +1

    Wow u don’t hear about love like that these beautiful💕love is such a powerful and wonderful thing when u share it with ur soulmate...out here still waiting for mine a story like this continues to give me hope.

  • Ciari Green
    Ciari Green 4 months ago

    That’s heart breaking for the family (losing two relatives) but sweet got the couple (that they are to be together for eternity).

  • Jeanine Ruggs
    Jeanine Ruggs 4 months ago

    A true testament of God's word....."marriage is honorable" and how love conquers goes to show it's that an expensive wedding is not necessary bc most of the time they get divorced

  • Lance Morrison
    Lance Morrison 4 months ago

    The song "Dance me to the end of Love" by Leonard Cohen comes to mind.😍

  • Moishe Weinberg
    Moishe Weinberg 4 months ago

    It was a real shock for the driver of the other car to hit them.

  • Billy Bradley
    Billy Bradley 4 months ago

    These two are absolutely adorable tear are running down my eyes

  • KLM Hooked Moore
    KLM Hooked Moore 4 months ago +4

    We all must leave this earth. It's good they left on the same day because one couldn't have survived without the other. R.I.P.

  • paulbsmokin
    paulbsmokin 4 months ago +2

    Aww God bless them both! I would love to spend the rest of my life with a woman I loved.

  • Cesaro iS The Name
    Cesaro iS The Name 4 months ago

    i'm 24 of age and have been alone for far too long
    never really committed towards relationship, obviously in high school
    I brought my skills up, but being graduated 6-7 yrs than loosing a women I was close to
    sucks....everyone deserves love, be patient, god has a plan, I know its not easy at times being
    a strong healthy man that I Am, growing up playing sports my whole life, I just want someone
    to hug and kiss. it gets old, and we as men have much more hormones than a women,
    but I will push forward and continue to grow with the lord given this opportunity
    being single for so long, its taught me how to be man....

  • Ameer
    Ameer 4 months ago +1

    Pretty hard to find this kind of love in this age of social media narcissism.

    • Rosie Brooks
      Rosie Brooks 4 months ago +1

      It's not hard , just get off social media u make your own choices in life

  • imafunny girl
    imafunny girl 4 months ago


  • 이은굥
    이은굥 4 months ago


  • Johnny Flannigan
    Johnny Flannigan 4 months ago

    Lots of idiots would call him a pedophile. He was 22 she was 16.

  • David Wilson
    David Wilson 4 months ago


  • willbur 420
    willbur 420 4 months ago +1

    Love like this hardly exists anymore God bless them both

  • Lebron from The Bronx 2
    Lebron from The Bronx 2 4 months ago +11

    This made me cry yo😖😥😥😥But don't tell nobody 🤫

  • Donna McDonald
    Donna McDonald 4 months ago

    That a Romeo and Juliet love story.

  • bc057
    bc057 4 months ago +5

    They really practice "be there for each other". RIP

  • Electoral College Enslaved Gradurate

    There was an interesting comment on Newser this AM. When they got married the world population was 2.3 billion today it is 7.7 billion. These two people generated 50 extra human beings onto this planet. They only had 6 children. Imagine folks what it will be like 70 years from now. That is 2089. Almost mind numbing if these ancient reproductive practices continue. Love, affection and planet resource depletion does not sound like a happy ending for a match made in heaven.

    • Elizabeth Clover
      Elizabeth Clover 4 months ago

      There is actually a population decline around the world now. In the US, the average is now less than two children per couple. In Japan, the population is expected to drop by 27 million by the year 2049, due to the declining birth rates.

      According to NPR:
      "Around the globe, the fertility rate fell more than 50 percent, from 4.99 in 1960 to 2.44 by 2016, according to the World Bank."

  • Jaylan Hilliard
    Jaylan Hilliard 4 months ago

    May they be blessed and Rest In Peace

    PINKY PONY 4 months ago

    i hope they are still together.

  • The Bastard Gift
    The Bastard Gift 4 months ago +9

    In long lasting relationships when one dies and the other dies soon after equals two bodies and one soul. Winter Jones.

  • Your Dad
    Your Dad 4 months ago


  • Bwètafia Allday
    Bwètafia Allday 4 months ago +1

    He should’ve went MGTOW!! I’m pretty sure he didn’t died happy.

  • S. Tagerius
    S. Tagerius 4 months ago +1

    1:36 They're not in Heaven.

    • Lauren Todd
      Lauren Todd 4 months ago

      @S. Tagerius
      You don't exist.

    • S. Tagerius
      S. Tagerius 4 months ago +1

      @VEGGATRON Of course I'm not; that was the point of my comment. Nobody's going to Heaven, as Heavan doesn't exist.

      VEGGATRON 4 months ago +2

      Your literally not going to heaven for this comment

  • jamie B
    jamie B 4 months ago +21

    Things today aren't like they use to be morals and all its a blessing to see how way back when husband and wife stay together through thick and thin

  • lol fluffy
    lol fluffy 4 months ago +2

    R.i.P you guys

  • Leana Carter
    Leana Carter 4 months ago +10

    That was so.. BEAUTIFUL.. we all hope to have this kind of love and that you can take it with you GOD BLESS their Souls .

  • Richard Pryor
    Richard Pryor 4 months ago +2

    That's a long time to be married

  • sai76
    sai76 4 months ago +3

    They lived long enough. Their time was up.

  • IWantTo Believe
    IWantTo Believe 4 months ago


  • Audiolanis
    Audiolanis 4 months ago +1

    Love met blessing...RIP

  • Dollar Diva
    Dollar Diva 4 months ago

    Really??? Wow

  • Max Kellerman
    Max Kellerman 4 months ago +38

    Sucks that we gotta grow old and die

    • James Gotti
      James Gotti 4 months ago

      It really dose

    • Applepie6
      Applepie6 4 months ago

      NinetyOne Foxtrot don’t be ugly

    • ₆⁶₆ WICKED ₆⁶₆
      ₆⁶₆ WICKED ₆⁶₆ 4 months ago

      @NinetyOne Foxtrot 😂😂😂

    • NinetyOne Foxtrot
      NinetyOne Foxtrot 4 months ago +1

      You dont, you can just take a stroll in a black neighborhood 🤪

    • megon gon
      megon gon 4 months ago +1

      I'm afraid that when I'm old I'll forget things about my kids that meant so much to us. I told them if I'm getting like that to hit me over the head with a shovel and burry me in the back yard with the cat, the turtle, and the goldfish.

  • Michael Jean
    Michael Jean 4 months ago +5

    So sweet love is great

  • Felipe M.
    Felipe M. 4 months ago +5

    Seems like he decided to "quit" after losing her. RIP.

  • Dandy Lyon-Lion
    Dandy Lyon-Lion 4 months ago +36

    It’s called twin 🔥 flame one can’t live with out the other 😊