Celebrating 105 Years

By: Cathleen Moxley Email
By: Cathleen Moxley Email

Birthdays are always an occasion to celebrate, but even more so when it's the birthday of someone turning 105.

Family and friends gathered Wednesday at Heartland of Marietta Nursing Home to celebrate Arminta Lee's 105th birthday.

Lee's daughter, Helen Kehl, says her mother was raised on a farm, where she learned the secret to living a long and healthy life.

"Leading a good life, that's what she told me. She never drank, never smoked, she just worked hard," Kehl said.

After eating some birthday cake, the party moved outside where Heartland's staff planted a tree in front of the nursing home in honor of Lee and Earth Day.


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  • by brandy Location: marietta on Apr 23, 2009 at 02:00 PM
    i don't know arminta either but i just wanted to send her some birthday wishes!!!!!
  • by Valerie Location: Nnewport on Apr 23, 2009 at 11:21 AM
    Happy Birthday Arminta!! I have been blessed by knowing your daughter and she loves you very much! I can see where she learned to be such a wonderful person!
  • by LR Location: WILLIAMSTOWN on Apr 23, 2009 at 10:39 AM
    I don't know Ms Lee, but I saw the report on the news. A wonderful, happy birthday wish to you, Ms. Lee. You look great and God Bless you.
  • by Mary Location: Lowell on Apr 23, 2009 at 03:59 AM
    Happy Birthday Arminta!!! I worked at Heartland and took care of her. She is a beautiful person. She looks so good!
  • by Andrea Location: Vienna on Apr 22, 2009 at 07:08 PM
    Happy Birthday, Arminta!! I helped care for Arminta while working at Heartland and she is such a wonderful person. It's so good to see that she is still doing well!
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