McMullin celebrates 100th birthday

Published 7:42 pm Monday, July 11, 2022

Lillie McMullin recently celebrated her 100th birthday. She was born May 18, 1922 in New Salem, Lincoln County. She was celebrated by the Mayor of Lincoln County, Turtleman, family and lots of friends. They did a drive by parade and then presented her with a plaque declaring May 18 2022 was Lillie McMullin Day.

She received a cake, lots of cards and balloons. She was interviewed by Channel 27 and was asked her secret. “Just work hard and keep going,” she said.

Her mother Mealie Coffman also lived to celebrate her 100th birthday. She had a great grandmother to make it to 105. Lillie’s father Robert Coffman and four of her siblings passed in their 90s.

Lillie McMullin’s friends and family celebrating her 100th birthday. Photo submitted.