March 10, 2010

World's Record Longest Marriage: Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher!

In the Guinness Book of World Records you will find this cute couple on their very own page, as the world record holders for the longest marriage.

Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher have been married for a whopping 85 years and are still going strong!

In this era filled with prenups and divorce lawyers lurking around every corner, and so many controversies over who should and shouldn't get married, it's heartwarming to see one couple that gives us hope it can all work out.

In addition to their entry in the Guinness book the Fishers have been celebrated in their home state of North Carolina, and even lauded by the President himself.

Ever sincec Herbert Fisher gave the wedding ring to his new wife Zelmyra 85 years ago, they have lept a strong family bond that endured longer than anyone could have imagined. Congrats to the Fishers for making history in the best way.

World's Record Longest Marriage: Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher!

In a day when marriages begin and end with the greatest of ease, Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher are a rarity. The James City, N.C., husband and wife have been wed 85 years and hold the Guinness World Record for the longest marriage of a living couple. Banners and signs celebrating that record decorate the front lawn of their ranch-style home. They've captured the attention of newspapers, magazines and websites everywhere. And just recently, they received a signed commendation from President Obama with a promise of an official invitation to the White House to meet him.

World's Record Longest Marriage: Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher!

Posted at March 10, 2010 9:15 AM