Della Mae Shumate of Elkin Highway, North Wilkesboro celebrated a milestone birthday Saturday afternoon, Jan. 18, at Liberty Grove Baptist Church. Her daughters and their families gave the event, along with family and church members.

Many members of the Wingler and Shumate families attended. In addition, many friends from church and the community came to celebrate with her. Guests came from as far away as Pennsylvania and South Carolina and from Wake, Guilford, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Burke and Catawba counties in North Carolina.

“Mrs. Shumate is known for her smile, hugs and loving ways,” said a family member.

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