Thelma Jean Cockerham of Rose Glen Village, Wilkesboro, will celebrate her 90th birthday this Easter weekend.
Mrs. Cockerham was born March 27, 1926, to Ollie and Wyle Taylor of Ashe County. Mrs. Cockerham has three children, Sue Colburn, Jack Shcroeder and Diane Williamson. She also has six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
“I have found that if you love life, life will love you right back,” said Mrs. Cockerham.