Berthenia was 7days old when on November 13, 1907, Paul
Cornu flew the first helicopter. It flew for only twenty seconds and got five
feet up in the air. Today Berthenia
Garnett is 100 years old. Born in Willington SC,
November 6, 1907 she later relocated to McCormick where she met the late
William Garnett and married December 19, 1928.
Mrs. Garnett has 5 children, 14 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren
& 1 great-great grandchild.
Shes is a member of the Jamaica Square Improvement League,
and has been a memberEmanuel Baptist
Church since 1941. She was a very active member of the Deaconess
Board, Missionary Circle,
as well as the Choir until her health declined.
Elmont Online Congratulates
Mrs Garnette. She represents the dignity
resilience, longevity and long suffering of a people.