Texas couple married 50+ years dies of coronavirus while holding hands

Curtis and Betty Tarpley Curtis and Betty Tarpley | Photo: KXAS.

Created: June 30, 2020 02:54 PM

A Texas couple married more than 50 years died from coronavirus together while holding hands.

Betty Tarpley, 80, and her husband, Curtis, 79, were hospitalized in Fort Worth two days apart. They both died June 18.


Their son says the last time he saw them was when they were dropped off at the emergency room.

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