2011-09-21 / Births

100th birthday

Mary Clark, center, celebrated her 100th birthday Sept. 8 with a covered dish lunch at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church on Sunday Sept. 11. Mary received a card from the White House and a letter from U.S. Congressman Jon Barrow. A history of her life, compiled by a granddaughter, was read to the delight of all in attendance. Mary has been a member of Mt. Olivet for over 80 years. Mary is shown with her son, Seab, and daughter, Dot. Also helping her celebrate were her six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. (Photo contributed)

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