Oldest living Member of First AME Church of Los Angeles celebrated her 104th
Birthday with the help of several Centenarians.
Los Angeles, California -- Members of the First AME Chruch of Los Angeles joined family and friends of Rosie Tilles who will celebrated her 104th Birthday on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the Saint John of God Retirement and Care Center. She was joined by her two friends who are both centenarians Ruby Norman, age 103 and Eleanor Waller, age 102.
The friends have worked together in First AME Church and a. Among the speical guests will be the Reverend Cecil L. Chip Murray who served as their pastor for 27 Years along with the current Pastor of First AME Church of Los Angeles, Pastor J. Edgar Boyd. The women have have served the church and the Los Angeles community together as members of the FAME Church Women’s Missonary Society for many decades.
The program include a special Dance Tribute by the Devine Praise Dancers, special greeting letter from U.S. President Barack Obama, Congratulatory words from fellow Centenarians and community leaders. Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca attended the celebration and presented a special gift from he and his wife Carol.