S: Cora Case - Happy 100th Birthday!
FC: Happy 100th Birthday!
1: We surprised Grandma with a party at the Villa on her birthday. She was overwhelmed with emotion and it took her a while to settle down and enjoy the party! August 21, 1912 - August 21, 2012 One Hundred Years!
2: The family gathered around to wish her a very happy 100th birthday! Son, Dick Gerrish Granddaughter, Debbie Cardwell and great grandson, Brian Bump.
3: More well wishers: 1. Granddaughters, Kay Collins, Debbie Cardwell and Carol Arnold. 2. Carol Arnold. 3. Marty Arnold & Vaughn Collins. 4.Kay Collins. 5. Kay Collins, Anne and Dick Gerrish.
5: Oakview Villa staff, residents and friends. Opposite page: Top: Debbie White, Lisa Fisher, Robin VanWinkle, Bottom: Peggy Compton, Liz Walker, Raya Hutchison, Debbie White, Dale Fisher, Zach Waters, Lisa Fisher. Photo Strip: Wanda Robinson, Russell Deputy, Imogene Taylor, Betty and Don Tharp. Residents above: Ferris Hodgson, Lois Wiseman, Bonnie Simmonds, Wanda Robinson, Katherine Tennis, Melvin Peach, Inogene Taylor, Russell Deputy and Bobbie Becker.
8: Cora's life story in pictures. | 96, 97, 98, 99, 100! Hurrah! You made it! | Just a sampling of Cora's creativity. | Answer: They are all 100 years old in 2012!
9: Cora with son, Dick and family. | Roman Nolan! | Cora with great grandson, Nolan Gerrish | Cora Case, Dick and Anne Gerrish, Nolan Gerrish
10: Cora was thrilled to see her brother, Raymond Schwartz, his friend, Dorothy McGee, and his daughter and her husband, Marilyn and Roger Schwartz all from Murray, KY.
11: Loren Gerrish, Cora, Wilma Gerrish. In back, Russel and Trudy Trusty, Jackie Gerrish. | Cora's brother in law, Loren Gerrish was able to come with his family.
12: Granddaughter, Kay Collins with her pastor, formerly from Van Wert, OH, just like Cora! Skip Farmer, and his family, Sherry and Caleb. | Kay and Vaughn Collins | Steve Case and Kay.
13: Grandson, Rick Perry, his wife, Krissi and his granddaughter, Abby Perry
14: Granddaughter, Debbie Cardwell and her family | 1. Vic & Deb 2. Kendal (with nephew), Jenny, Brian with nephew Biggun (David) 3. Susan with the 4 D's! Dave, Davin, Dravin and David 4. Dustin, Mark & Candi Vaupel, Jenny & Brian, Cora, Dave, Susan, Davin, Grandma Deb with Dravin and Biggun. 5. Why yes! I believe I will have a cupcake! Yummy! 6. Biggun & great great grandma, Cora 7. Davin & great great grandma, Cora 8. Tim Cardwell, Vic's son.
16: Granddaughter, Carol Arnold and her unique husband, Martin!
17: Great grandson, Travis Arnold, his wife Samantha, son, Trevor and daughter, Kylie Cora with her great-great grandchildren, Trevor and Kessa Great granddaughter, Gina Johnson with daughter, Kessa. (The rest were sick at home!)
18: Cora's deceased cousin, Grace Case was represented by her son, Steve and his wife, Pam and by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lou and Chuck Feldman (left two and top right). Right center: Dick Gerrish and school mate, Patty Perry (Pat Deisher). Right bottom: Jan Pennell and Cora.
19: Above, Linda Jones, former Staff Below, Lois Wiseman | Above, Melvin Peach Below, Margaret Smith | Above, Horace Johnson | Oakview Villa Staff & Residents
20: Top: 1. Jack Emmons. 2. Belle Haggard | Bottom: 1. Don and Sandy Willis. 2. Curt Coffee.
21: Adam Cruse, pastor of First Baptist Church | Don and Betty Tharp | Ann Tofani Margaret Craig | Frank and Gail Panipinto