Willene Tounsand celebrates 80th birthday
It was Willene Tounsand Day at the Leachville Friends of Nutrition Senior Citizen center as she celebrated her 80th birthday Monday, Feb. 25.
Sharrel Clark does the cooking and baking every day at the center and she baked and decorated a special birthday cake for Miss Willene.
Everyone at the center signed a birthday card, sang Happy Birthday, and wished her many more.
Miss Willene was born in Leachville to Lee and Girtie Tounsend. She has lived her life in the area. She worked as a housekeeper and caregiver before her retirement.
The celebration did not end at noon as she was treated to a night out on her 80th birthday. An evening party included a dinner at Grecian Steak House in Blytheville hosted by her friends Nadine Ballard, Annette Beach, Shirley Roe and Brenda Matheny. Miss Willene received a second cake featuring 8-0 candles.
So the birthday would be complete, the women stopped by WalMart before returning home to Leachville.