Samuel Thomas Nance of Louise Avenue, Rockingham, celebrated his 95th birthday on June 3, two days before his actual birthday, June 5.
Barbara Gordon of Ponte Beach Florida, a favorite niece and adopted daughter took along a copy of The Record of Saint Augustine to celebrate with pride. His wife, Eva Nance, is also 95 and the couple resides together helping one another with their daughter and spouses lending helping hand.
The daughters served a platter of fruits, salads, chicken, shrimp and dressing with breading, and three types of homemade cakes, including chocolate cake.
Nance is a longtime member of the United Methodist Church of Rockingham.