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Black Florida Couple With 94 Descendants to Celebrate 75 Years of Marriage
Nate and Virginia Crawford of Florida, 101 and 94 years old, will celebrate 75 years of marriage on September 16, according to News Channel 8 (WFLA). The couple will celebrate their milestone anniversary with a special dinner for 60 guests in Pasco County’s Tampa Bay region.
Anitra Merricks, one of the couple’s grandkids, informed the news source that her grandparents had 94 descendants: five children, 25 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. She expressed gratitude for the closeness they all enjoy and attributed their strong foundation to her grandparents.
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Merricks stated that the elder’s relationship has inspired her and the entire family, adding that the happy pair is inseparable.”If you see one, you must also see the other.” Never apart and never apart.” Merricks explained. “We all respect their love for one another and value the foundation they laid for our family (God, love, faith, and family).”
According to News Onyx, the couple’s milestone has sparked an outpouring of love and support on Facebook and Twitter. “Many more great years of happiness together…” Thank you for being an inspiration to many… “Enjoy your wonderful day,” one person said.
“Keep loving one another.” May God bless you. “So Sweet,” said another. What an achievement!! “You’ve raised the standard for the rest of us,” a third user said. “They are stunning, it looks like their wedding day, not an anniversary,” another said. We wish the Crawfords many many happy anniversaries!
This month, a Florida couple will celebrate 75 years of marriage with many of their 94 offspring. Nate and Virginia Crawford, 101 and 94, will celebrate their anniversary on September 16 in the Tampa Bay region with a private supper for 60 people, according to News Channel 8. There are five children, 25 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren in the family.
Virginia and Nate Crawford of Tampa Bay are celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary on September 16. (Photo courtesy of Facebook/Nitra Merricks-Mack) “We have a large family and are grateful for the basis on which our family was established,” Anitra Merricks, one of the couple’s grandkids, told the news station.
The couple’s key to a long-lasting marriage is “love, trusting one another, and having confidence in God.” “If you put God first, everything else will fall into place,” Merricks stated that the marriage motivates her and her family. “If you see one, you must also see the other.” Never apart and never apart.” Merricks explained. “We all respect their love for one another and value the foundation they laid for our family (God, love, faith, and family).”
Many others have been inspired by the Crawfords. On Monday, hundreds of people congratulated the pair on their marital relationship on social media. Suzanne Dodd said on Facebook, “Happy Anniversary to you both.” “Many more great years of happiness together…” Thank you for being an inspiration to many… have a wonderful day…”
“What an achievement!! “You set the standard for the rest of us,” Jeff LeVasseur commented on Facebook. “Keep loving one another.” May God bless you. “So Sweet,” remarked Beulah Felder on Facebook. In a new campaign ad, Herschel Walker downplays systemic racism, saying, “America is full of kind, not racist people.”
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