82 Valentine’s Days Ago…

wwme.jpgToday is a very special day for Marshall and Winnie Kuykendall of Lordsburg, New Mexico.

This day marks their 82nd anniversary and makes them the longest-married couple in the United States. The Kuykendalls, who were married on February 14, 1929, are the winners of a search sponsored by Worldwide Marriage Encounter.

The project was undertaken in an effort to to promote long-lasting marriages. Worldwide Marriage  Encounter also recognized the longest-married couple in each state. The results can be read here. Worldwide Marriage Encounter is a ministry that offers retreats and other opportunities for couples to strengthen Christian marriages.

Happy Valentine’s Day, and Happy Anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Kuykendall!

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