Birthday Celebrations Archives

Emmit Williams celebrates his 98th Birthday

October 11, 2018

On Monday, October 1, 2018, Mr. Emmit Williams celebrated his 98th birthday with four generations of his family, at Canaan Baptist Church, 2964 N. 11th St. Pictured with Mr. Williams (center, seated) are his children Raymond Muhammad; Albert Williams; Brenda Oglen; Marvin Horton; daughtersin- law Lisa Muhammad and Margret Horton; and their children and grandchildren…. [Read More]

NASA’s Katherine Johnson honored with statue, scholarship on 100th birthday

September 13, 2018

Taraji P. Henson portrayed Johnson in 2016’s “Hidden Figures.” West Virginia State University honored NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson’s 100th birthday with a statue and scholarship dedication on Saturday, August 27, 2018. Hundreds of people ― including 75 of Johnson’s children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren ― attended the event honoring the woman who was portrayed by Taraji… [Read More]

Happy 90th Birthday to Ms. Sedette Ward

September 6, 2018

On Saturday, August 25,2018, Ms. Sedette Ward (inset) celebrated her 90th birthday with her family and friends, who came from far and wide, to a birthday luncheon at Maxie’s Restaurant and Lounge, 6732 W. Fairview Ave. Ms. Ward celebrated with a Mardi Gras theme complete with Maxie’s Cajun, Creole and BBQ food. “Laissez les bon… [Read More]

Community leader Josephine Moutry Hill celebrates milestone birthday with a ‘Royal Affair: All Hail the Queen’

August 31, 2018

On Sunday, August 26, 2018, community activist and business leader Josephine Moutry Hill (inset photo) celebrated her 75th birthday with a ‘Royal Affair: All Hail the Queen,’ at the Wisconsin African American Women’s Center, 3020 West Vliet Street. Josephine was joined by her family and friends who all wore Afro-centric attire to help celebrate her… [Read More]

Highlands At Riverwalk celebrates July and August Birthdays

August 31, 2018

On Thursday, August 16, 2018, Highlands At Riverwalk Senior Apartments, 10954 N. Cedarburg Rd., Mequon, hosted their bi-monthly birthday celebration for residents and their family and friends. This event celebrated all the residents that had a birthday in July and August; a total of 13 residents celebrated with fun, games, food, and fellowship. “Happy Birthday… [Read More]

A virtuous woman: Mary Tunya Meredith-Bullock celebrates a grand 75th birthday

July 26, 2018

On Sunday, July 22, 2018, Mary Tunya Meredith-Bullock celebrated her 75th birthday at the Wisconsin Country Club, 6200 West Good Hope Road. Mrs. Bullock was joined by her family, friends, Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., sisters, and New Covenant Baptist Church family. Attendees were asked to wear purple and white and were treated to dinner,… [Read More]

Local entrepreneur and poet celebrates 90th Birthday

July 19, 2018

On Saturday, July 15, 2018 , the Grant family honored their family matriarch, Mrs. Carnell Grant, during her 90th birthday celebration. She was joined by her family, friends, New Covenant Baptist Church family, and Juneau Fidelity Temple #247 of the Elks at Devon Seafood & Steak in Glendale to recognize her lifetime accomplishments. Mrs. Grant… [Read More]

A Happy 70th Birthday for Betty Mitchell

July 12, 2018

On Sunday, July 8, 2018, Betty Mitchell (center) along with multiple generations of her family, celebrated her 70th birthday. A party was held in her honor at the Hilton Garden Inn. The theme was a Hawaiian luau, where all the guests wore tropical prints and were greeted with leis. Guests shared stories and gave praise… [Read More]

Happy 100th Birthday Mrs. Molly Place

July 5, 2018

Centenarian Molly Place celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, June 30, 2018 with family and friends in Milwaukee. Ms. Place was one 16 children born in Bellefontaine, MS and moved to Louisville in 1941. In 1952, she relocated to Milwaukee. She married Purgi Lewis in 1968. She later married Robert Place. She is the mother… [Read More]

LaVern Barber celebrates a happy 75th Birthday

June 7, 2018

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, Mrs. LaVern Barber (front row, center) celebrated a very happy 75th Birthday, surrounded by her loving friends and family, during a fabulous birthday party held at the Elks Club, 5555 W. Good Hope Rd. Pictured at the event are (back row, from left) Yolanda Lassiter, Carla Nichols, Theresa Shepherd, Felecia… [Read More]