Robertson County couple celebrates 75th wedding anniversary

Courtesy: Gail Jenkins

CEDAR HILL, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Robertson County couple is celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary next week.

Willie and Rebecca Carter married Oct. 5, 1940 when they were just 21 and 16-years-old.

Courtesy: Gail Jenkins
Courtesy: Gail Jenkins

The couple moved to Tennessee from Kentucky in 1943 with their first born child.

Three years later, the Carters moved to a home on Carter Road where they have lived ever since.

They now have six children, 17 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Willie is a retired farmer.

The couple has attended Cedar Hill Church of Christ for 67 years.

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