107 Years Old Makes For A Special Birthday
KWTX's Rissa Shaw reported that a very special birthday was celebrated in the Central Texas area over the weekend.
Ruby Strange celebrated her 107th birthday on Friday and is one of the oldest people in McLennan County.
"Miss Ruby" was born on March 29, 1912.
Strange said, "I've seen the worst of the world, and the best of the world." In honor of her birthday, Heartis Assisted Living in Waco threw a big birthday party for Strange.
Many of the guests that came to the birthday celebration, were former co-workers that Strange worked with at the McLennan County Sheriff's Office. Strange was employed with the McLennan County Sheriff's Office for more than 40 years.
Strange said, "I've had a wonderful life, and I wouldn't have traded it for nothing." Strange retired from the McLennan County Sheriff's Office at the age of 88, drove until she was 100, and was also a huge Facebooker till a couple of years ago. KWTX asked Strange, what was her advice to age as well as she has? Strange said, "Stay with God and you'll be alright."