Houston County resident celebrates 102nd birthday

HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — A special day in Houston County for one young lady who celebrated her birthday on Friday.

Friday morning, Bernice Odom celebrated her 102nd birthday at All In One Salon in Cowarts

Odom, a long-time customer, was surrounded by loved ones, people who have done her hair in the past, and others whom Odom has impacted over the years.

To celebrate the occasion, the salon filled the store with balloons, cupcakes, and even beads to people to match Odom’s birthday button.

Odom shared with WDHN what this celebration meant to her and the key to her living to be over the age of 100.

“I am proud of everybody that does what they do. I appreciate it.” Odom said. “I think young, stay young, and I never give up.

Happy birthday to Bernice and we hope you have a wonderful birthday.

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