Celebrating 102 Years

By: Cathleen Moxley Email
By: Cathleen Moxley Email

A group of family and friends is celebrating more than Independence Day this weekend.

Ethel Dye received a key to the city of Parkersburg Friday afternoon in honor of her 102nd birthday.

Dye has lived in Wood County her entire life, and we had the opportunity to ask her what her secret is to living a long, healthy life.

"I don't have no secrets. I worked on the farm my entire life. I never worked in the factory or nothing. I just worked, and if a neighbor was sick or something, I'd go to them," Dye said.

Five generations of Dye's family were on hand at her birthday celebration.


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  • by Jayne on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:11 PM
    This is my great aunt ethel. she is such a sweet lady and very loveable
  • by Anonymous Location: Wood Co. on Jul 4, 2009 at 05:24 AM
    Congratulations to this wonderful lady and her family.
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