90-Year-Old Nurse Still Practicing Medicine

Published 09/25 2013 11:16AM

Updated 09/25 2013 11:18AM

(WJHG) To some, she's known as the "Treasure of Wewahitchka." Nellie Wade celebrated her 90th birthday this weekend.

To live 90 years is noteworthy enough, but it's how Ms. Nellie spends her days that has so many in awe.

She's also Florida's oldest practicing nurse.

"I looked it up on the internet," says Dr. Michael Barnes, "the oldest nurse other than Ms. Nellie who has an active license is 81."

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