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Being happy is the key

Solihull resident Lillian Howell has been busy celebrating her 100th birthday.

Solihull resident Lillian Howell has been busy celebrating her 100th birthday.

The Shirley resident has lived through two world wars and outlived her peers and according to the birthday girl, it’s all down to living a happy life.

“I’ve been happy with everything I’ve done and never fell out with anyone. I have had a lovely life,”she said.

A former shop steward at Lucas in Formans Road, Sparkhill, Lillian lost her husband Walter many years ago and the couple had no children but the Elizabeth House Residential Care Home resident still enjoyed a birthday party with friends and family.

 

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