Millers Creek resident Lutrelle Hamby will celebrate her 100th birthday on Thursday, Oct. 22. She was born in Wilkes County on Oct. 22, 1920, to Guy and Rosa Hamby.
Lutrelle was married to Garlon Hamby for 57 years prior to his death.
She currently has eight surviving children: Danny Hamby, Brenda Hartley, Kate Lambert, Jerry Hamby, Jean Pierce, Perry Hamby, Sheila Vannoy and Shae Huffman. She has survived a son, Bobby Hamby, and a set of twins who died at birth, Ruby and Rex Hamby.
Lutrelle also has 17 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.