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79 years of love: Virginia’s longest married couple celebrates another anniversary | WSLS 10 News

79 years of love: Virginia’s longest married couple celebrates another anniversary | WSLS 10 News

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A.J. and Lillie Reeves celebrate lifetime together

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Virginia’s longest married couple just celebrated another anniversary.

A.J. and Lillie Reeves recently celebrated 79 years of marriage. The pair were married Jan. 25, 1941 in Sontag.

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The couple is from Truevine, where they’ve lived their entire life.

The couple was recognized in the U.S. House of Representatives Congressional Record as the 2019 Virginia winners of Worldwide Marriage Encounter’s Longest Married Couple Project. At the time recognized, A.J. was 105 years old and Lillie was 96.


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