FORT MEADE, Fla. -

A Central Florida couple married for 71 years died just two days apart.

Arno and Myrtle Birdsong were remembered by more than 100 people who attended their funeral Saturday at the First Church of God in Fort Meade.

Myrtle Birdsong, 88, died a week ago. Her 89-year-old husband Arno died two days later.  Both died of heart failure.

The couple married in 1943 and lived in Fort Meade for more than 60 years.