Open house to mark 100 Birthday


Letha Augustus’ is celebrating her 100th birthday with an open house 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at the New Providence Presbyterian Church fellowship hall, 1751 N. 2250th St., Paris.

She was born Oct. 27, 1918, the daughter of James and Clova Flinn Staley. She married Everett Augustus in November 1935, and they were married for 51 years before he died in November 1986. She has three children, Paul (Nancy) Augustus, Doris (Mike) Lau and Rita Goodman; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

The omission of gifts is requested, but cards are appreciated and can be sent to 21871 Staley Rd. Paris, IL 61944.