Rose Hall Resident Mahalia Franklyn celebrated her 102nd birthday yesterday in the presence of family, friends and well-wishers. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves along with members of the media joined in the celebrations yesterday afternoon.
Miss Franklyn was presented with a bouquet of flowers among other items from the Prime Minister Gonsalves who wished her a happy birthday.
Meanwhile … Ms. Franklyn said she feels happy that God has speared her life to reach this milestone.
And … the Unity Labour Party’s Caretaker for North Leeward Dr. Jerrol Thompson said there has been an increase in the life span of persons over the years.