Ron Smith Care Centre resident turns 102

Care centre staff presented Betty Haughton with a bouquet of flowers and a special card on her birthday.

Betty Haughton, a resident at Ron Smith Care Centre, celebrated her birthday on April 19.

When Betty (102) was born, World War I was raging, and stainless steel had just been invented as a way of improving the quality of gun barrels. Movies were to remain silent for another 11 years, when the first talkie, The Jazz Singer, was screened.

Also read: Sophiatown comes alive again at Ron Smith Care Centre

The management and staff of the care centre presented her with a bouquet of flowers and a special card.

Born in Britain, Betty lived in South Africa for most of her adult life. She was a keen lawn bowls and bridge player and worked for many years as secretary of Linksfield Primary School.

  AUTHOR
Buli Sonqishe

Latest News

COMMENTS

Top
Recommended Story x
JUST IN: DA councillors allegedly assaulted, arrested by Edenvale police officers
Recommended Story x
Increasing economic pressure on Edenvale child welfare leads to pleas for help from community
Recommended Story x
#NewsYouCanUse: No waiting period to report a missing person
Recommended Story x
Modderfontein hosts time trials

Thanks for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

to our FREE newsletter
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.




SELECT your titles:

Bedfordview Edenvale News
Kempton Express


Get regular news updates sent directly to your inbox.

Your source of local breaking news and trending stories from across the country.

Be a part of our growing community

1MILFacebook Fans
98KTwitter Followers
5MILMonthly Readers
12MILArticles Published Every Month
72Local Community Websites

SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter

SELECT your titles:

Bedfordview Edenvale News
Kempton Express

Get regular news updates sent directly to you inbox.

Your source of local breaking news and trending stories from across the country.

Be a part of our growing community

Subscribe Here
1MILFacebook Fans
98KTwitter Followers
5MILMonthly Readers
12MILArticles Published Every Month
72Local Community Websites
Your details:


Your friends: