99 year old Tipton resident's telegram hope

PUBLISHED: 16:09 09 March 2009 | UPDATED: 08:42 18 June 2010

A Tipton St John care home resident turned 99 this week- and has already earmarked a space for a telegram from the Queen.

A Tipton St John care home resident turned 99 this week- and has already earmarked a space for a telegram from the Queen.

Selina Turl, known as Lou to family and friends, was thrown a special party at Angela Court to celebrate her special day.

Family members who turned out for the occasion said: ""We aren't surprised that she has enjoyed such a long life, we put this down to her hardworking times out on the land as a farmer's wife and more importantly her desire to reach 100. She is already planning where to hang her telegram from the Queen.

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