Couple From Tennessee Celebrate 70 Years of Marriage
Tommy Lee Marshall, Sr. and his wife Harriet from Jackson, Tennessee just celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were married in 1950 after dating for about a year.
Tommy, who was then working at Firestone, first saw Harriet while biking to work. They connected through mutual friends who suggested Harriet when Tommy was looking for someone to do his laundry.
They started from there and eventually got married in an intimate ceremony. They traveled to Mississippi to avoid the blood test required to get married at that time and returned to Jackson, Tennessee after to start their life together…