Senior birthday: Ruth Threatt
Ruth Rorie Threatt of Monroe celebrated her 97th birthday on Dec. 21, 2012 with a dinner at Springhill Assisted Living in Pageland, S.C. It was hosted by the Springhill staff and her children.
She was born Dec. 21, 1915 in Union County. She is the former Ruth Ollie Rorie, daughter of the late John B. Sr. and Gertrude Melton Rorie.
Her husband is the late Miner E. Threatt Sr. Their children are Shirlie Jones of Charlotte, Ed Threatt of Indian Trail, Bonnie Helms of Marshville and the late Johnnie Hendrix. She has 8 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.