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By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Celebrating a century

Leona Holmes turns 100 years old

 

April 8, 2021

NICK PEDLEY/SENTINEL-NEWS

Leona Holmes, of Hartley, turned 100 today, April 8.

Time flies, even for centenarians.

Leona Holmes hit 100 years of age today. The milestone is a marker anyone would be lucky to reach, but the Hartley woman didn't exactly have it circled on her calendar.

"I didn't even know it was catching up on me until my son started asking me about my party," Holmes admitted.

She and her family will celebrate her century of life during a party at Crazy Bob's. After a year of pandemic-induced lockdown, Holmes was looking forward to seeing everybody in the flesh again.

"I said that when I turn 100, I want to see my family, because some I haven't seen in so...



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