Callie Mae Carter Darnell celebrated her 102nd birthday June 25, 2013, at Mama's House Restaurant with friends and family from Lynn Garden Baptist Church.
Although born in Kentucky and raised in Eidson, Tenn., she has spent the majority of her life in Kingsport.
She was married to the late Craft Darnell for 54 years and had two children, Tommy Darnell and Betty Kay Darnell Kennedy. She has two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Callie Mae retired from Lynn Garden Grade School as a cook.
Although she denies it, her family thinks she is still a good cook! An amazing woman!