Capital Region woman celebrates 103rd birthday

March 18, 2018 07:45 PM

A Capital Region woman is celebrating a big milestone this weekend.

Alice Bethea turned 103 years old on Friday. She was born in 1915. Bethea celebrated by going to church on Sunday morning.

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She still lives on her own, plays piano and has a dog named Buddy. Bethea says she's hoping to have at least a few more birthdays.

"I thank God that I have knowledge enough to know at 103 years old I still can think right and I feel right,” she said. “I don't have a pain. Nothing hurts."

Bethea says she has four grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren that she is very thankful for.


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