Grandmother with 88 great-grandchildren celebrates 100th birthday with her descendants

Grandmother with 88 great-grandchildren celebrates 100th birthday with her descendants

- Videos of a drive-through birthday party were shared online by Julia Lee Kelley's granddaughter

- The old woman's family were proud that she has lived through six generations of her family

- The 100-year-old granny has five children, 30 grandchildren, 88 great-grandchildren, 49 great-great-grandchildren, and one great great-great-grandchild

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Growing old is one thing and growing old as you watch your family expand is amazing.

A woman identified as Julia Lee Kelley has lived through six generations of her family.

Kelley, who is from North Carolina, celebrated her 100th birthday over the weekend with her family.

The granny has five children, 30 grandchildren, 88 great-grandchildren, 49 great-great-grandchildren, and one great great-great-grandchild.

Grandmother with 88 grandchildren celebrates 100th birthday with her decendants

Julia Lee Kelley turned 100 years. Photo: Kelley Oakley.
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As a tradition, her large family holds an annual reunion around this time of year but this time around things were different due to the coronavirus pandemic.

This year, the reunion was turned into a drive-through celebration of Kelley's 100th birthday.

The granny's big day was documented by her granddaughter Kelley Oakley who shared the videos on Facebook.

Oakley in a sweet and loving message wished her grandmother a long life and prayed that she also gets to live to her granny's age.

"Dear grandma I am blessed to still have you! Today is your day...live it up! I pray that I live as long as you and still be cute and healthy! I still need to learn how to make those cakes from scratch like you but we still got time Keep blessing us with just living...I love you and Happy Birthday!!’ My Gma 100 you all," wrote the granddaughter.

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In other news, two lovebirds identified as Monifa and Wyatt got married in an unusual way as they hiked a mountain 12,000 ft above sea level to tie the knot.

The adventurous couple, who got married without any guests or an officiating minister, took the decision due to the COVID-19 pandemic the world is currently battling with.

Monifa with the Twitter handle @DrMonifaMD took to the microblogging site to make the disclosure, saying they hiked the mountain at 4am amid 30-degree weather in their wedding gear.

Since the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus, couples have devised creative ways of tying the knot and spending the rest of their lives together.

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