On Tuesday, Jan. 14, Nina Willis was surrounded by her family and friends to celebrate a major milestone: her 111th birthday!

Nina was born in Robinson on Jan. 14, 1909, as one of 20 children, and grew up in the town working as a farmer, FOX 5 reported.

In 1947, she moved to Atlanta where she did domestic work and worked in Kessler’s Department Store, downtown.

Although Willis was married to Charles Willis, the couple did not have any children.

However, they’ve always been surrounded by tons of nieces, nephews, great, great-great, and great-great-great nieces and nephews.

Willis still reads the newspaper daily when she wakes up and reportedly watches baseball and basketball whenever there are games on TV.

She currently lives in an Atlanta retirement home.


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