Love is in the air: couple celebrates 65 years

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June 03, 2010 at 9:07 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Love is in the air: couple celebrates 65 years
Murphy Cortez a native of Des Allemands married Mittie Stevens a native of Bayou Sally in Des Allemands 65 years ago on June 1,1945.

There they raised 5 daughters and then in 1972  they moved to Paradis where they still reside.

They have 18 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

They celebrated their anniversary with a ride around town in a 1959 Ford Edsel then came back to a surprise party with family and friends. 




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