Beatrice turns 100

NRHNBE120305e1, 100th birthday celebrations, Beatrice Smith, Marlpool.
NRHNBE120305e1, 100th birthday celebrations, Beatrice Smith, Marlpool.

a MARLPOOL woman celebrated her 100th birthday last week.

Beatrice Smith, of Roper Avenue, celebrated with a party at Heanor Conservative Club where she was joined by her friends and family.

Beatrice worked with her husband at William Smith Textile Machine Services on Red Lion Square. She has three children - Philip and Kenneth and Susan - ten grandchildren and six greatgrandchildren.

Granddaughter Mandy Tovell, 35, said: “She was a keen dancer until well into her eighties!”