McIlvain celebrates 100 birthday

Bertie Fay McIlvain is celebrating her 100th birthday Friday with family and friends at Twin Pines Nursing Home. A party in her honor will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Northside Baptist Church, 4100 N. Laurent St. It is a covered dish luncheon for everyone. About 40 out-of-town guests and relatives plan to share the day with her including her oldest son, Bill McIlvain and wife, Ila, of Cheyenne, Wyo.; middle son, E. Jay McIlvain and wife, Mary Ann, of Victoria; youngest son, Ted McIlvain and wife, Sandy, of Grapevine; eight grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; her youngest sister, Lissie, and husband, Ray, of Edmond, Okla.; and two nieces and one nephew.