Grandmother celebrates 100th birthday with her 88 great-grandchildren

Grandmother celebrates 100th birthday with her 88 great-grandchildren

- Videos of a drive-through 100th birthday party were shared online by a lady named Kelley's granddaughter

- The old woman's family were proud that she has lived through six generations of her family

- The 100-year-old granny has five children, 30 grandchildren, 88 great-grandchildren, 49 great-great-grandchildren, and one great-great-great-grandchild

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Growing old is one thing and growing old as you watch your family expound is amazing. A woman identified as Julia Lee Kelley has lived through six generations of her family.

Kelley, who is from North Carolina, wman celebrated her 100th birthday over the weekend with her family.

The granny has five children, 30 grandchildren, 88 great-grandchildren, 49 great-great-grandchildren, and one great great-great-grandchild.

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Grandmother with 88 grandchildren celebrates 100th birthday with her decendants

Julia Lee Kelley turned 100 years. Photo: Kelley Oakley.
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As a tradition, her large family holds an annual reunion around this time of year but this time around things were different due to the coronavirus pandemic.

This year the reunion was turned into a drive-through celebration of Kelley's 100th birthday.

The granny's big day was documented by her granddaughter Kelley Oakley who shared the videos on Facebook.

Oakley in a sweet and loving message wished her grandmother a long life and prayed that she also gets to live to her granny's age.

"Dear grandma I am blessed to still have you! Today is your day... live it up! I pray that I live as long as you and still be cute and healthy! I still need to learn how to make those cakes from scratch like you but we still got time Keep blessing us with just living... I love you and Happy Birthday!!’ My Gma 100 you all," wrote the granddaughter.

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In other news, pictures of two families holding lobola negotiations via Zoom have been circulating on Facebook.

Ever since the coronavirus hit, people have found themselves needing different ways to communicate while social distancing and these Eastern Cape families are no different.

People on social media were impressed to see that the families were able to find a way around not being able to meet in person while still following tradition.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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