Married Twice: Divorced Couple Ties Knot Again 48 Years After Splitting

07/30/2012 05:50 pm ET | Updated Aug 01, 2012

Five decades after they divorced, Lena Henderson and Roland Davis said "I do" again -- to each other.

The Seneca, New York pair married as teenagers and were together for 20 years before they divorced in 1964 after four children together. One of those children -- their oldest daughter, Johnnie Mae Funderbirk -- is a big reason they're back together, reports Buffalo News.

Funderbirk encouraged her father to move from Colorado back to New York after his second wife died a few months ago, where she hoped he would reconnect with her mother.

The couple never lost touch during their nearly 50 years apart, frequently talking on the phone (Henderson had even counseled Davis' then-new wife on how to deal with him). Davis popped the question -- again -- to Henderson over the phone after deciding to move back to New York. She said "yes," and he soon flew to Buffalo with the engagement ring pinned to his shirt out of fear of losing it during the flight.

Davis and Henderson will tie the knot again on Saturday August 4th at a church in Seneca. However, the jury is still out on whether or not remarrying a spouse is a good idea. Click through the slideshow below to see what the Twitterverse has to say about "I do" redos.

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