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100 years

Dario

Achievements!!

Grew up on an olive farm in Italy and later served in the U.S. Army in WWII. 

Image Courtesy: Morning Pointe, Knox

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101 years

Edna

Achievements!

During the war, she moved to Oakridge, TN and was an inspector where the first Atomic Bomb was made.

 

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104 years

Elza

Interests/Hobbies!

Loved being outdoors gardening and canning, quilting, and raising her children.

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105 years

Hannah

Secret to Longevity!

Exercise regularly. Keep moving!

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100 years

Laveda

Secret to Longevity!

She attributes her long life to God's grace & the blessings He has bestowed on her and staying active - mentally and physically. 

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102 years

Mary 

Best Advice!

Enjoy yourself. Eat healthy.

Be active in the community. 

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100 years

Norma

Achievements!

WW II veteran having served aboard as a nurse. Attributes her long life to good genes and a life of service to others. 

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100 years

Ruth

Secret to Longevity!

Good food and the good Lord just ain't ready for me yet!

Image Courtesy: Monroe Health & Rehab

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103 years

Virginia

Achievements!

Taught at Milligan College for almost two decades and traveled through 14 countries!

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102 years

Dorothy

Best Advice!

Work hard and love your family.

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101 years

Ellen

Achievements!

Attended business college in DC. Her and her husband were married for almost 75 years. She knew everyone's name at the churches she attended. 

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102 years

Faye

Best Advice!

Have faith in God. Keep walking.

Stay out of the doctor's office. 

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105 years

Helen

Secret to Longevity!

Nourished my body with good food

and sunshine. Always doing whatever needs to be done.

 

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100 years

Lorrice

Best Advice!

Follow the good Book and honor your mother and father!

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102 years

Mary

Best Advice!

Lead healthy lifestyle, work hard and stay active & curious. Be kind to others! 

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Ola Mae

Secret to Longevity!

Live for the Lord and keep a good heart!

 

Picture courtesy of: Local 3 News Chattanooga - 3 in Your Town 

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103 years

Velma

Achievements!

Remembers getting 37 cents/hr working for the farming industry during the WWII era. Earned a teaching degree but went on to get married and start a family.

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105 years

Willie Mae

Secret to Longevity!

Serving God is at the core of her life.  She attributes her long life to her trust in God.

Credit: Angela Henderlight / WATE

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100 years

Ed

Achievements!

During WWII, he worked as a mechanic in the Army for the 126th Ordinance Company.

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101 years

Elizabeth

Best Advice!

Hebrews 12:1-2 Let us run the race marked for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer & perfecter of faith! 

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100 years

Geneva

Best Advice!

Enjoy life. Enjoy the little things. Keep Christ first in your life. 

Photo courtesy: Elizabethton Star

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101 years

Joyce

Achievements!

She taught school for 40 years and made it her mission to help others. 

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102 years

Margaret 

Achievements!

She is a charter member of Rock Creek Church of God and is still an active member.

 Image courtesy of WLAF News

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101 years

Mervin 

Achievements!

WW II Navy veteran having served aboard numerous Navy vessels in the European & Pacific theaters during the war. 

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Reva

Interests/Hobbies!

Always had a big garden and was a great cook. Active in her church and fixed the best cookies for VBS!

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104 years

Vincenta

Achievements!

Taught biology, home economics, and general science high school classes, and even after she retired, she taught computer classes to senior adults for 10 years.

Image Courtesy: Morning Pointe Knox

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