Former university president celebrates 70 years of marriage - WKRN News 2

Former university president celebrates 70 years of marriage

Posted: Updated: Jul 05, 2014 10:12 PM
Dr. Homer Adams and his wife Beatrice celebrated 70 years of marriage Saturday. Dr. Homer Adams and his wife Beatrice celebrated 70 years of marriage Saturday.
The couple was married on June 30, 1944. The couple was married on June 30, 1944.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

A former Trevecca Nazarene University president celebrated 70 years of marriage Saturday.

Friends and family gathered at the Hardy Alumni Center to honor Dr. Homer Adams and his wife Beatrice.

They tied the knot on June 30, 1944.

The Adams have a son, daughter, three grandsons and three great-grandchildren.

When News 2 asked the couple what the secret to a long lasting marriage was, Beatrice responded, “Love, shared interest, and patience, [and] sympathy.”

Dr. Adams turned 93 on Thursday. His wife will be 92 on July 31.

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