A woman died of a broken heart just moments after watching her husband of 70 years die from cancer. Raymond and Kathleen Atkins celebrated their landmark wedding anniversary at their home in Crewe, Virginia. Raymond was discharged from hospital after battling the lung cancer for the past two years and vowed to return home for their 70th anniversary on July 22. But his health deteriorated days after and the 90-year-old passed away in his sleep in the early hours one morning. The couple’s son Les Atkins told WRAL : “He called me and said, ‘I prayed to God all night and all day that I can leave this hospital, and I will be out of here in the morning.’ This was the day before their anniversary.” Overcome with grief, Kathleen, 86, crawled into bed next to her husband, and died shortly after Raymond. Les added: “She told my sister that she could not imagine life without him. “Then, within a matter of minutes, my sister called back and said my mom had crawled in the bed with him and was overcome with grief.” Kathleen then said: “I’m not gonna let him go alone.” Les Atkins said that was pretty much… Read full this story
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