100th birthday: Mildred Engle

HARROD — Mildred L. Engle is celebrating her 100th birthday with an open house from 2-4 p.m. March 26 at the Allen East Community Center, 9520 Harrod Road.

She was born March 29, 1917, in Lima, to Dallas A. Long and Merle Ruth (Wolf) Long. On Aug. 18, 1934, she married Oren E. Engle, who died March 6, 1984.

She has two children, Barbara R. Bushong and Anita (Jerry) Marshall, both of Harrod. A son, Phillip E., is deceased.

She is a homemaker, past deaconess, song leader, Sunday school teacher at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Harrod, past member of Waynesfield Chapter Eastern Star, past member of Lima VFW 1275 Auxiliary. She enjoys cooking, crocheting, reading and baking world-famous brownies.