By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Enjoying life at 100
Eleanor Akins celebrates a century of living
W 081112 AKINS 100TH 01
During her 100th birthday party at Forest Heights Country Club, Eleanor Akins tells great-nephew Wayne "WaWa" Pless that she wants to stop taking her medicine because Coca-Cola makes her feel better.
Eleanor Akins turned 100 looking back with laughter and appreciation on episodes from a life she continues to enjoy living. While family and friends gathered for her birthday party at Forest Heights Country Club, Mrs. Akins indulged nosy interviewers in a trip down Memory Lane. One stop along the way, more than 70 years ago, came into focus.
Sign up for the Herald's free e-newsletter