Wichita Falls Resident Celebrates Century Birthday

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UPDATE: As of Friday, Rolling Meadows reported that Jewell Splawn has received 971 birthday cards and 10 flower bouquets. 
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People from all over the country were in Wichita Falls on Saturday to celebrate a century birthday.

Jewell Splawn has seven children, who were all with her to celebrate on Saturday afternoon at Rolling Meadows.

She also has 27 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

Many of whom were also with her to celebrate.

Jewell says she was thrilled to see so many of her family members fly halfway across the country to be with her for this special birthday.

“Having children, I’ve had lots of joy raising them. I had lots of fun and I enjoyed it, and if I got to something I couldn’t get through, I just turned out over to God and he could get me through,” Splawn says. 

Jewell says all of her seven children graduated from Old High, and it was great to have them all back in Wichita Falls for her birthday.

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