Newlyweds look at each other, each day with amazement

Opinion

September 14, 2018 - 11:00 PM

Susan Lynn Register editor

It was probably telling that Shirley Ashford and John Skillings would be a good match when after the deaths of their longtime spouses, neither sets of children were overly concerned about how their parents would fare as unwitting singles.

Each are independent souls who delight in life.

“My purpose is to be of encouragement to others,” John said. “To smile and greet others, especially those who don’t intend to be greeted because they don’t feel worthy.”

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