Kingston Residence Assisted Living resident, Nancy Clark turned 100 years old on Thursday, April 26th. An open house celebrating this momentous occasion was held on Saturday, April 28th from 2:00 p.m. – 4 p.m. in her honor at Kingston, 7515 Winchester Road. Over 110 of her family, friends, fellow residents and staff attended.
Mayor Tom Henry declared through a proclamation that April 28th was deemed Nancy Ruth Clark day and she also received greetings from White House and Governor Mitch Daniels, along with a congratulatory letter from Willard Scott of the Today Show.
A men's singing group from Bethlehem Lutheran Church serenaded Nancy with a performance of favorite tunes at the reception. Other treats included surprise visits from family, a huge bouquet of 100 red, white and pink carnations along with refreshments, cake and punch.
Nancy says, "The secret to a long life is being blessed by God." With her son Lee by her side, Nancy says, "I just lived a normal life and tried to be a good person, and that's all you can do. The rest is up to Somebody that's higher than we are."
Kingston Residence is an assisted living community that exemplifies what neighborhoods used to be...people watching out for people. Residents enjoy their own private apartments, but have the help and support they need 24 hours a day. For more information, call 747-1523 or visit www.kingstonhealthcare.com.