KILLEEN (February 6, 2013)--Killeen resident Lolete Ratliff will celebrate her 100th birthday with two parties.
Born on February 9, 1913 in Llano County, Ratliff says her good genes and optimistic outlook have kept her going this long.
Family members say she was a champion tennis player in high school and that her favorite hobby is collecting owls as well as playing the game “42.”
Ratliff’s birthday will be celebrated twice with a celebration planned for Friday and for Saturday.
Friday’s celebration will be held at The Rosewood and Saturday’s celebration will include her “42” Club at the Stonetree Golf Clubhouse.