Jonesboro resident celebrates 100th birthday

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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – Members of Morningside Assisted Living gathered for a party Tuesday with social distancing guidelines in place to celebrate the 100th birthday of resident Christine Calvert.

What’s her secret?

“Letting other people wait on me,” Calvert said jokingly.

Calvert served as a teacher for over 80 years, mostly in Richmond, Kentucky. She was a textile and clothing professor at Eastern Kentucky University.

Now, she’s at Morningside and, those who know her know that age doesn’t slow her down.

The full story on Clavert it can be found on KAIT’s website.

KAIT is a content partner for KNWA news.

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