Florence ‘not fussed’ at turning 100
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A LETTER from the Queen, baskets of flowers, a handmade cake and a large gathering for family and friends were all on the menu when Sidford resident Florence Morris celebrated her 100th birthday.
‘Morrie’ had a great time according to long-term friends Sonia and Graham Sanders, who live with her in Newlands Close.
Initially Florence, who moved to Sidford from Hemel Hempstead 40 years ago and was a volunteer at Sidmouth’s charity shops until a decade ago, was not too fussed about the big occasion.
“She didn’t want to be bothered and she couldn’t see any point in having a letter from the Queen because she didn’t know her,” said Sonia.
“But that was before the letter came. When it arrived, she was quite pleased. It was quite funny really!”
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Sonia and Graham thanked Trefoil Guild members and friends who joined the celebrations and all those who sent cards, gifts and flowers.
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