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July 2, 2013

Couple celebrates 75 years together

Willard and Jane Williams, in a 2013 photo, will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary in August. Contributed

Willard and Jane Williams, in a 2013 photo, will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary in August.
Contributed

The number 98 surrounds the daily lives of Providence Point residents Willard and Jane Williams.

Willard celebrated his 98th birthday in September last year, while Jane turned 98 in April. Their beloved cocker spaniel, Maggie, is 98 years old, too, but that’s in dog years.

The couple will celebrate a more meaningful number, 75, on Aug. 19, the date of their 75th wedding anniversary.

“Married to the same man all those years, I don’t know how I stood it,” Jane said with a grin on her face.

Sitting in their Providence Point home, with their loyal dog Maggie resting at their feet, Willard and Jane reminisced about their years together.

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