- Evelina Meadder Wilson married her lover Calgent Wilson on her 91st birthday after 10 years of dating
- The 91-year-old said her now-husband had previously proposed marriage to her a few times but only when he was intoxicated
- However, her family asked her to accept Calgent's proposal and soon after, their wedding plans started
- She said she loves her 73-year-old hubby because they do not bicker over anything
A 91-year-old woman has married the love of her life in a grand wedding after dating him for a little over a decade.
Evelina Meadder tied the nuptial knot to her long term boyfriend Calgent Wilson, who is 73 years old, in a grand wedding in Jamaica.
According to a report by the Mirror, the newly-weds' love story could be traced to 2009 when Evelina fell sick and Calgent, a farmer, took care of her until she recovered.
During their 10-year romantic relationship, the now-73-year-old man talked about marriage and even popped the question to his partner a number of times, but only during his inebriated state.
"He would only talk about marriage when he has had a drink or two and I would laugh the proposals off," she said.
However, her family talked her into accepting the farmer as her man for life and soon after, the wedding plans began.
The man chose her 91st birthday as their wedding day to make the day even more special.
"We do not disagree on anything and I am now happy that we have sealed our harmonious relationship," the mother of four said.
In other wedding news, Briefly.co.za previously reported on a couple who had a drive-through wedding. The couple from Malaysia did not allow the coronavirus pandemic to stop them from holding a big wedding as 10 000 guests attended their nuptials.
According to the Covid-19 restrictions in Malaysia, weddings must not exceed 20 people but the couple decided to hold a drive-through wedding, Yahoo! News reports. Tengku Muhammed Hafiz, who is the son of former cabinet minister Tengku Adnan, got married to his bride Oceane Alagia on Sunday, 20 December.
Guests at the event, which took place outside a grand government building in Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur, adhered to social distancing rules.
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