Photo by John Herndon
Lueticia Turner kicks back in her easy chair while discussing the approach of her 100th birthday on Christmas Eve. A resident of Baxter Ridge Road, the soon-to-be centenarian has never driven a car and never worked outside of her home.
100 birthdays on 100 Christmas Eves

By John Herndon

Sports Editor

Amid all the flurry of Christmas activity, the inundation of “must haves” and the reminders of the “can’t do withouts,” Lueticia Turner offers her recipe for a feast of Christmas joy.

“I want my kids to be able to come see me,” says Mrs. Turner, an Anderson County resident who will be celebrating her 100th Christmas on Thursday.

That’s one day after Mrs. Turner turns the page on a century of life. She was born on Dec. 24, 1914.