KENTUCKY (WBKO) -- A few weeks ago, 13 News did a story on Mota and Avanelle Young.
The South Central Kentucky couple shared 81 years of marriage.
13 News has since learned that Mota passed away Thursday night at 101 years of age.
The couple was honored in Bowling Green on February 10th when they received the award for 2018's "Longest Married Couple".
The Richardsville native was born on October 3, 1916.
Mota served in the Kentucky National Guard and was an Army Veteran. During WWII, he received the rank of corporal.
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