Mary Ann Elizabeth Ruby Williams Rogers will celebrate her 101st birthday Sunday.

Mary Ann Elizabeth Ruby Williams Rogers will celebrate her 101st birthday Sunday.

She was born Feb. 26, 1911, a daughter of the late Emma and Robert Williams. At a young age, she married Eugene Rogers, who died at the age of 100. She was a homemaker and a midwife in her early years. Known by many as Ruby, she has seven children and an extended family of six generations.

According to a family spokesman, Rogers is a “high-spirited and loving person” who continues to strive to take care of herself, give advice to others, quilt and work in her garden when able.