Josie and Ersie Matthews of Raleigh, in a family photo taken about 10 years ago. The couple celebrates their 70th wedding anniversary Tuesday, Oct. 7.
Josie and Ersie Matthews of Raleigh, in a family photo taken about 10 years ago. The couple celebrates their 70th wedding anniversary Tuesday, Oct. 7. COURTESY JOSIE MATTHEWS
Josie and Ersie Matthews of Raleigh, in a family photo taken about 10 years ago. The couple celebrates their 70th wedding anniversary Tuesday, Oct. 7. COURTESY JOSIE MATTHEWS

Raleigh couple celebrates 70 years of marriage and family

October 06, 2014 8:49 AM