Mrs. Hathaway celebrates 90 years
Eulanee Hathaway of Grantsville was "delighted more than you'll ever know" at a birthday event honoring her 90th at Grantsville's senior center yesterday.
Relatives, friends and community members came together to express their "love, respect and gratitude for this great Calhoun lady."
The afternoon was spent enjoying gospel music, birthday cake and conversation.
Folks coming to wish her well, include Jim and Evelyn McCormick ...
... and Frances Satterfield who said "She's the grand lady of Phillips Run"
Friends and neighbors enjoyed the afternoon, including ...
... lots of special gospel music
Mrs. Hathaway was born February 12, 1916 to Warder E. Stump, Sr. and Ethel (Poling) Stump. She married Orvan "Todd" Hathaway on April 6, 1932 in Oakland, Maryland.
They are the parents of seven children: Richard Wayne (deceased), Robert Amos (deceased), Carlton Cadell; James David; Raymond Wesley; Ernest Ray, Sr., and Loretta Mae.
They were blessed with 13 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Her life has been devoted to her Lord in serving as a Sunday school teacher, choir member, with the American Baptist Women, and membership at the First Baptist Church of Grantsville.
She and her husband worked their farm and various places of public employment to support, care, and love their children while they were home.
Special recognition from Gov. Joe Manchin (left)
Getting the punch ready for guests (right)