First Baptist Church at Star City will host a 100th birthday celebration in honor of Alva Halbert of Star City from 2-4 p.m. Saturday in the church's fellowship hall.

First Baptist Church at Star City will host a 100th birthday celebration in honor of Alva Halbert of Star City from 2-4 p.m. Saturday in the church’s fellowship hall.

According to a spokesman, Halbert taught herself to play the organ when the church first purchased it, and continued to play the organ every Sunday until about two years ago. She was also a teacher in the Star City School District for many years and is the mother of three daughters.

The public is cordially invited to come and pay their respects to Halbert during the celebration. The family requests no gifts.