(CNN) – A love to last a lifetime — a Georgia couple married for 71 years died within hours of each other.
Husband Herbert Delaigle died at 2:20 a.m. Friday. 12 hours later, his wife, Frances, died at 2:20 p.m.
They met when Herbert was 22 and Frances just 16.
Their family issued a statement saying —
“It’s amazing how they were together for 71 years and now they are together in heaven. What an amazing love story that is.”Grab the FREE WDTN News App from the Apple Store or Google play. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen.