Artie Gilreath of Wilkesboro will celebrate her 100th birthday on Dec. 2, 2015.

She was born to William Long and Donnie Petty Long in Wilkesboro.

Mrs. Gilreath is the widow of the Rev. LeRoy Gilreath. She worked in the school system for over 30 years and is a homemaker.

Her children are Ann Graham, Ruby Houston, William Gilreath, Thomas Gilreath, Charles Gilreath, the late James Gilreath and the late Henry Gilreath. She is a member of Saint John Holiness Church.

A party will be held in Mrs. Gilreath’s honor on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, from 2-4 p.m., at the Wilkesboro Civic Center. The community is invited to attend.

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