LIMA — Velma Thomas, of Lima, is celebrating her 100th birthday today, Nov. 3, 2013. A party is planned from 2 to 4 p.m., today, at Otterbein St. Marys.
She was born Nov. 3, 1913, to William and Delia Harper. On Sept. 25, 1933, she married Ralph “Tommy” Thomas, and he died in January of 1976.
Thomas has two daughters, Evelyn Chavers, of Las Vegas, NV and Lucia Neal, of Columbus.