ATHENS, Ga. - An Athens woman is celebrating an extra special milestone this week.
Rosa Nell Howard turned 105-years-old on Wednesday.
A few fun facts about the birthday girl:
- She was born in Wilkes County in 1911
- Mrs. Howard rode her horse to school growing up (The horse's name was "Sam")
- Howard moved to New York for three years and then came back to Athens and married Ellis Howard
- She's a member of Springfield Baptist Church
"The grace of the Lord God allows her to keep living," a family member told FOX 5.
Howard is celebrating her birthday all week long with loved ones. Please help us wish her a very happy 105th birthday!