LIMA — Gladys Helen Boose Campbell, of Lima, celebrated her 93rd birthday May 24, 2013. Her family held a party for her.
She was born May 24, 1920, to Irvin and Bessie Mae Blaine Boose. On July 20, 1940, she married Walter Ferrell Campbell, and he died Oct. 12, 2008.
Campbell has three children, Raymond Errol Campbell, of Lake Wales, Fla., Craig A. Campbell, of Lima and Darlyn Campbell, of Columbus.
She is a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and Crossroads Church of God, both in Lima.
Her great-grandfather, Henry Boose, was one of the earliest settlers in Bath Township in Allen County.
Campbell enjoys gardening, history and encouraging her family.