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100th birthday

Aug. 29, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

NAME: Gladys Davidson


BIRTHPLACE: Paintsville, Ky.

HOMETOWN: South Point, Ohio


FAMILY: Was married to Rev. Orville Davidson for 50 years; son, Jack Davidson of Willisburg, Ky. (Ginny), 5 grandchild, 9 great grandchildren

CELEBRATION PLANS: Will have a party at her nursing home, Colonial Health and Rehabilitation Center; on Saturday family will celebrate her birthday Aug. 31.

EDUCATION: 8th grade

OCCUPATIONS: Worked at Holiday Inn in South Point about 10 years

CIVIC INVOLVEMENT: Member of Baptist churches and Evangelist churches

HOBBIES: Sewed her own clothes, made blankets for family from material from dresses

SECRETS TO LONGEVITY: Never smoked or drank, and lived the life of a Christian woman. Always invited people into her home to eat and professed to her grandchildren, neighbors and family how to be saved.