Texas Couple Named World’s Oldest Couple By Guinness World Record
This Austin couple has been named the oldest living married couple by Guinness World Records. An elderly couple from the Lone Star state are celebrating their Diamond anniversary and also getting recognition by Guinness World Records. John and Charlotte Henderson have a combined age of 211 years and have been named the oldest living couple in the world. On December 15th, the Hendersons will be celebrating their 80th anniversary which many couples never even get to celebrate.
They met at the University of Texas back in 1934. 106-year-old John was a football player and 105-year-old Charlotte was studying to become a teacher. According to CNN, John is also the oldest living former UT football player. The couple is proud UT alumni and even reside in a senior living community that is associated with the University of Texas. They moved into Longhorn Village ten years ago. The couple says they made their happy marriage last by living in moderation and be cordial to each other. You can read more about the happy couple at the University of Texas at Austin Facebook page.