Emanuel County couple visits Mary Mac’s in Atlanta to celebrate 65 years of marriage
by Whitley Clifton | October 10, 2018 12:55 pm
Eddie and Dorothy Lawrence celebrated their 65h wedding anniversary in Atlanta on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Mary Mac’s Tea Room, which opened in 1945. The couple was surrounded by family and guests in the last of 16 tea rooms that once dotted in-town Atlanta in the 1940s.
Mary Mac’s attracts a vast and varied crowd. The last time the couple visited Mary Mac’s, excluding the September 22 visit, they experienced one of the restaurant’s very unique features—“goodwill ambassador” Jo Carter. She flirted from table to table and made everyone smile. When she visited with the Lawrences, she gave Eddie and Dorothy her specialty back rub during their meal. Carter kept innumerable customers laughing and relaxed with her beautiful sense of humor and southern hospitality.
Of course, when the couple went…
To continue reading this article, purchase this week’s edition of The Blade!