<The 94th birthday of Mrs. RenaTurner, a former Portales resi.dent, was celebrated with a familydinner at her home In House.New Mexico, Sunday. In the afternoon open house was held forall her friends.Mn. Turner became a residentof Portales In 1899, but movedfrom here In 1909. Her birthdayis on is on December 31. but the occasionwas observed the following dayday, She has raised 11 children.A large oblong sheet cake, decoratedwith confection roses and
94 candles graced the dining table.Adron Turner and his son, Terry.of Portales, with the secondattempt, blew out the candles.Those present for the dinnerwere Mr. and Mrs. Adron Turner(a son) and children Adrienne andTerry, and Mr. and Mrs. J. A.FaIrly (a cousin of Mrs. RenaTurner), Portales; Mr. and Mrs.Alfred Turner (a son) and Mr.and Mrs. William W. Marlin(cousin) and two Sons of House;George Turner (son) of Yeso, N.M., and Mrs. Lela Mryrick (daughter)of Borger.
Grandchildren present were Mrs.
Jeff Lemly, Crosbyton; Mr. and
Mrs. V. D. riley and children to
Taiban; Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Brewer
and four children of Roswell;
and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Caraway 
and Cathy of Downing, Calif.

Four children were unable to
attend. they were Mrs. Lizzie
Goodwin, who makes her home
with her mother at House, but
was visiting her son B. B. Boykin
and family, in Anaheim, California
; Mrs Carol Colleasure, Anaheim, 
Calif., Mrs. George Prim of Bullhead
city, Airz., and J. E. Fain of Bentonville, Ark.

during the afternoon friends and neighbors
visited Mrs. Turner and played their string
instruments and sang religious songs in
addition to "Beautiful Texas" and "Fair New
In Conclusion, Mrs. Turner requested the
group sing "cotton Eyed Joe."

Fifty guests singed the guest book, Including
Rev. and Mrs. Roy C. Watson of House.