This couple, Dale and Alice Rockey, were married 81 years as of when CBS Sunday Morning interviewed them in February, 2015. Both 99 years old, they met in Nebraska, when they were just kids, right after 1900. They got married in 1933 when they were both 18. The secret to staying together? Alice says, “I always let him have my way.”Continue reading →
This moving video reflects on those words we hear at weddings: “till death do us part.” Lillian Karr Wilson and William E. “Wild Bill” Wilson, were married for 73 years. Both were Alzheimer’s patients living at separate nursing homes in central Kentucky. Their son tells the story of their life and passing away within minutes of each other.