Emma Hale of Kingsport will celebrate her 100th birthday with an open reception to be held in her honor at 2 p.m., April 27, 2013, at Pleasant View Baptist Church, 2101 Stadium Drive, Kingsport.
The event is being hosted by her grandson and his wife, Cliff and Brenda Hale.
Mrs. Hale was born April 24, 1913, in Kingsport.She was married to Kinnie Hale, now deceased, for 54 years. She was the mother of Everett L. Hale, who passed away on Nov. 15, 2010, at the age of 80, and of Betty Jean Hale, who passed away in infancy.
She has four grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.