Elma Herrod Celebrates 102nd Birthday

Aug 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Top Story

Elma Herrod celebrated her 102nd birthday at the Senior Citizens Center on August 6th with many friends and family. Elma was born in Stone County near Mountain Home and  attended school and played basketball at McRae- winning many trophies. She was married twice and had two children: Duane Robinson and JoAnn Barrentine. She received a plaque for being a volunteer for the Meals on Wheels program for over 37-years. When asked what she did to maintain her longevity, she stated,  “The Lord blessed me with a good healthy body and I tried to take care of it by not smoking, drinking or cursing.”