Hardin County deputy's heartwarming gesture on Valentine's for elderly couple
A local welfare check turns into a sweet a Valentine's surprise for an elderly couple.
Hardin County Deputy Donnie Gulley delivered a Valentines basket to a 79-year old man to help surprise his wife.
He met the man after getting the call to check on the man.
The man was stopped at a Dollar General where he was buying chocolates to surprise his wife who was at church.
The caller drove him home where deputies checked up on him.
The man was okay and had purchased the chocolates, but the deputies decided to go back to the store and buy more gifts for the elderly manto give to his wife.
The couple has been married for 59 years.
Deputy Gulley had the following to say about what took place:
"I want to remind everybody it's not about what we did. I think the focus should remain on the man's devotion to his wife and the love he has for her," Deputy Gulley said. "He was willing to do what it took no matter what the cost to make sure she had a good Valentine's Day. It's a great example for the rest us."