Stories tagged with: 101st Birthday

September 26, 2013 - 5:24pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

A special resident at the Adams Lane Care Center celebrates her 101st birthday.

Margaret Bole brought in her special day with her two daughters, a granddaughter and a large group of her friends at the center. Bole's daughter says her mother had quite a few secrets when it came to staying youthful.

"She never went out in the sun a lot, and she eats anything and everything," said Betty Clayton. She likes junk food, but she also likes really good food to eat. "


April 16, 2013 - 7:16pm
3 years 1 week ago

One of Zanesville's oldest residents is celebrating a special birthday today. Pearl Thompson was born on April 16, 1912 and that means she is 101 years old.

Born and raised in Ohio, Thompson worked at Brockway Glass for 20 years, was a hospital volunteer, and has a large family; who visits her often at autumn health care. Today there was a special party to celebrate Thompson's birthday!

"Oh I sure did, I got my hair done, didn't even have to pay for it! And they had things...

November 14, 2010 - 6:54pm
5 years 23 weeks ago

A local woman is celebrating a remarkable achievement.

Family and friends gathered to celebrate Olivia Portis's 101st birthday Saturday afternoon. While she was unable to talk to WHIZ personally, her family says they are truly amazed.

"I told her, I said happy birthday to her today and I said it's your birthday today you're 101 and she just said okay. She really didn't say much, but I know before last year when I told her she was 100 she couldn't believe it,"...

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