From Post staff reports
Friends and family gathered together on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008 at Ponderosa Steak House to celebrate Ms. Irene Word’s 100th birthday.
This special occasion was given to her by her two daughters, Mrs. Norma Jean Armstrong of Lebanon and Mrs. Ethelyne Farris of Detroit, Mich.
Also present were Ms. Word’s grandsons, David and Maynard Armstrong, Ronnie Farris of Detroit and great-grandson Dannie Farris, also of Detroit.
Other guests included William Armstrong, son-in-law; Dennis Armstrong, Mae Garrison, Lisa DeVault, Abbe Farris and Nick Winn.
Ms. Word wanted to celebrate her birthday at Ponderosa where she has enjoyed Saturday night dinner for so many years. A very special thank you goes to Bill Mullinax, owner of the restaurant, and to Melinda who served as waitress.