Celebrating centennial

Bea Shipley celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday with six of her eight children. From left are Brian, David and Dean Shipley, Dorsey Ewing, Ken Shipley and Anita Giesler. Bea has 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Enlargephoto

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Bea Shipley celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday with six of her eight children. From left are Brian, David and Dean Shipley, Dorsey Ewing, Ken Shipley and Anita Giesler. Bea has 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.