Robert Lee is the son of the late William and Willie Lee Bridget Oswalt of Northport, Ala.
Shirley is the daughter of the late Stella Mae and Lacy Olmsted
They were married on July 15, 1953, in Mississippi. Witnesses were Dalton Oswalt, cousin to the groom, and Jo-erin Oswalt, sister to the bride.
They have three sons, Robert Jr. of Athens, Tenn., Michael of Benton and the late Mitchell. They have eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.