Longest Wed Couple In Louisiana Have Been Married For 82 Years
Just in time for Valentine's Day, a Benton, La. couple have been officially recognized by Gov. John Bel Edwards as the longest married couple in Louisiana.
Lawrence and Varrie Player have been married, and living in Benton, La. since 1935.
So, what's the secret to a marriage that lasts that long? It's the simple things...like treating each other well.
“I treat her nice and she treats me nice,” Lawrence Player told KSLA in Shreveport. “We’ve had a good life together.”