Alma Shaffer

Alma Shaffer of Valley Head will celebrate her 100th birthday on July 26 with her family in Stephens City, Va.

Mrs. Shaffer is the daughter of Spencer Dorfice and Eva Jane Channell. She is the 11th of 12 children and the longest-surviving member of her family.

In 1935 Mrs. Shaffer married Ray Crickard, who was killed in a mining accident. She later married William Shaffer in 1938. She is the mother of Barbara Brown (Jim), Janice Ware and Margaret Teter (Robert). One son, Harold Crickard is deceased. She has 10 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

Cards may be sent to: Alma Shaffer, 227 Spanish Oak Road, Stephens City, VA 22655.