Mrs. Anna Mae Watkins celebrates 101st birthday
Anna Mae Watkins celebrated her 101st birthday Feb. 12, 2011, with friends and family in Texarkana at the home of her daughter, Sylvia Etta McEwen.
Mrs. Watkins is doing well, even though she has broken a few bones over the years. She gets around well using her walker. Her friends at church refer to her walker as her red Cadillac. She is still active in church and Eastern Star.
Mrs. Watkins spent six months at her son's home in Tennessee while her daughter was recovering from a broken hip. She returned to Texarkana in time for her birthday celebration.
As much as she loves to "play in the dirt" she will not have a garden this year but said maybe next year.
Mrs. Watkins was a long time Manila resident and still misses her friends in Manila and the surrounding communities.
If anyone would like to drop her a line, her address is Anna Mae Watkins, 4002 Minden Ave., Texarkana, AR 71854-1641.