Suburban couple marks 75th anniversary

December 18, 2011 10:24:55 PM PST
A big anniversary celebration in the western suburbs - a couple marks 75 years as husband and wife.

Thomas and Louise Barnes were married on December 20, 1936 in Jackson, Mississippi.

They had four children who have given them nine grandchildren.

On Sunday, they were joined by more than 125 friends and relatives as they celebrated their anniversary at a Hillside hotel.

Their granddaughter says Mr. and Mrs. Barnes really are soul-mates.