Love and trusting each other. the key to 60 years of bliss.
THELMA and Edgar Carr are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary.
They tied the knot at St Martin's Church, Middlesbrough, on December 26, 1957. Where do you live? Thornaby Where were you born? Both in Middlesbrough. Thelma was 17 years of age when she married Edgar before he left to fight in the Suez Canal crisis.
Where did you meet and was it love at first sight? Edgar was painting in a shop where Thelma was working at the time.
What about family? One daughter, one son, two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Where did you work and live? Previously lived in Middlesbrough before moving to Thornaby. Edgar was a painter and decorator and Thelma an Auxiliary nurse. What about your interests and passions? Edgar enjoys gardening and Thelma enjoys watching the soaps. Tell us an amusing story from your lifetime? When Edgar first met Thelma he fell in love with her legs! How did you celebrate your special day? With family and friends And what's the secret of a long and happy marriage? Love and trusting each other.
Thelma and Edgar Carr celebrated their anniversary with family and friends