Nancy Mitchem Wagner will celebrate her 100th birthday with a reception to be held in her honor from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Shannondale of Maryville Community Clubhouse, 1507 New Providence Drive, Maryville, Tenn.
The event is being hosted by her family.
Mrs. Wagner was born June 12, 1913, in Buchanan County, Va. She was married to Grover G. Wagner, who passed away in 1991.
Her family includes Jess and Lucille Wagner of Bristol; Jim and Diana Wagner of Maryville; J.C. and Ursula Wagner of Kingsport, and William and Faye Wagner of Kingsport. She has 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was employed in the medical laboratory at Holston Valley Hospital for 28 years. She is an active member of Mount Olive Baptist Church in south Knoxville. She enjoys writing poetry, reading, cooking, serving and encouraging others, sewing and riding her exercise bike three to four miles a day.
The presence of family and friends is the only gift requested.