Ethel Jane Shimer Boltz celebrated her 109th birthday on Dec. 2 with her sister, Evelyn, of Fairmont, and the rest of the family and her friends.
She was born on the family farm about two miles from Annamoriah in Calhoun County on Dec. 2, 1903, a daughter of Sherman Shimer and Mary Catherine Hayes Shimer.
She married Emmanuel "Bill" Davilla Boltz in 1929. She moved to Beverly in April 1943 with her husband and two sons, James and Donald. She continues to live in Beverly with her son Donald and his wife, Polly Boltz.
Ethel Jane Shimer Boltz and Evelyn Bowman
Cards may be sent to: Ethel J. Boltz, Route 1 Box 184B, Beverly, WV 26253.