BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WLS) – Once we get again, the 94-year-old great-grandmother says … who lastly says sure to the costume.
As a great-grandmother in Birmingham, Alabama, a want in life lately got here true.
The 94-year-old married the love of her life virtually 70 years in the past, however up to now she has not been allowed to do something.
Martha Mae Ophelia Moon Tucker was watching the flowery wedding scene within the film “Coming to America” when her granddaughter heard her whisper that she had at all times needed to strive on a wedding costume.
That is when Tucker’s granddaughter obtained along with different cousins and made it occur!
The household booked an appointment with David’s Bridal and gave Tucker the prospect to lastly say sure to the costume!
Tucker married within the south in 1952. She mentioned that black ladies weren’t allowed in bridal outlets again then, so she wore a blue costume that somebody had lent her.
When requested how she felt about her big day, she mentioned she did not wish to take off the costume. She additionally expressed her gratitude for the efforts of her grandchildren.
Tucker has 4 youngsters, 11 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Now they’ve made it their purpose to carry a reception.
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