LIMA — Lucille Binkley, of Lima, celebrated her 104th birthday June 1, 2013. A birthday party was held for her at the home of one of her grandchildren on her birthday. Belated well wishes can be sent to 2157 Aspen Drive, Lima, OH 45805.
Binkley, was born June 1, 1909 to Arthur and Mary Greenawalt. She was originally from Ada, but has resided in Lima her entire adult life. She is the first-born and only surviving of six children of Arthur and Mary Greenawalt. She married Chet Binkley in 1935, and he died in 1965.
She has two children, James Binkley, of Maumee and Janet Stemen of Sneads Ferry, NC. Binkley has eight grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and, five great-great-grandchildren.
Binkley retired from Siferd & Sons Funeral Home in 1996. She was active with the Board of Elections for more than 50 years, which started as a polling station in her own garage on Albert Street.
She is a member of South Side Christian Church, of Lima, for 75 years.