Hicel T. Roy of Elkins will celebrate her 89th birthday on May 30, 2013.
She was born May 30, 1924, at Teterton, in Pendelton County.
She is the 10th of 11 children, and the seventh and youngest daughter of the late Floyd and Pallie Harper Teter.
On Nov. 12, 1950, in Rockville, Md., she married Chester T. Roy of Harman, who passed away Dec. 28, 1997.
They had two children, Grace Ellen Roy of Elkins and Allen Chester Roy of Harrisonburg, Va.
Mrs. Roy graduated from Circleville High School in 1943 and attended Davis & Elkins College. She taught elementary school in Maryland, Virginia and Pendelton County. She is a 40-year member of the Delphia Rebekah Lodge No. 62, having joined on May 23, 1973. Mrs. Roy is an avid reader and has worked thousands of search-a-word puzzles. She enjoys creating handcrafted sequin calendars, sometimes making as many as 20 annually. She loves flower and vegetable gardening and spending time with her dog, Punkin.
Birthday wishes may be sent to: 417 Center St., Elkins, WV. 26241.